Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.
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JAKARTA Indonesia is likely to have more than five startups worth at least $1 billion each by 2019, with healthcare and education the most promising sectors to spawn new unicorns in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, the communications minister told Reuters.
JAKARTA Indonesia has blocked more than 70,000 websites displaying "negative" content such as pornography or extremist ideology in the first month of using a new system to help purge the internet of harmful material, the communications minister told Reuters.
JAKARTA A BBC journalist on a reporting trip to cover a health and malnutrition crisis in Indonesia's easternmost area of Papua was forced to leave the province after the country's military said tweets she sent on her trip had "hurt soldiers' feelings".
JAKARTA Uber Technologies Inc unveiled on Wednesday a new head of its Indonesian operations in a market where the online taxi company faces cutthroat competition, regulatory uncertainty and a reported U.S. probe into whether it broke bribery laws.
JAKARTA An Indonesian court ruled on Tuesday that Goldman Sachs should return shares in property developer PT Hanson International Tbk to tycoon Benny Tjokrosaputro in a legal tussle over ownership.
NUSA DUA, Indonesia, When students at Indonesia's prestigious Institute of Agricultural Studies swore an oath to support a caliphate in the world's largest Muslim-majority country last year, a video of the event went viral and the government grew alarmed.
JAKARTA Indonesia's economy is now in a much better position to weather any shocks on global markets due to further increases in U.S. interest rates, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said in an interview on Thursday.
JAKARTA Indonesia is set to end a moratorium on a $40-billion land reclamation project involving 17 artificial islands off the northern coast of the capital Jakarta, a senior government minister told Reuters on Thursday.
JAKARTA For many Indonesians, investment banker-turned-minister Ignasius Jonan is the man who made trains run on time.
JAKARTA Indonesia expects to strike an agreement this month to allow Freeport McMoRan Inc to keep operating its huge copper mine in Papua in the coming decades, the country's mining and energy minister said on Tuesday.