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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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Aug 10 2018

Factbox - Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

Aug 10 2018

Factbox: Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

Aug 10 2018

Factbox: Indonesia's presidential and vice-presidential candidates

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's third-largest democracy and biggest Muslim majority country, goes to polls in April.

Jul 24 2018

New biodiesel recipe can cut Indonesia's fuel imports: Industry minister

JAKARTA Indonesia, the world's biggest palm oil producer, is offering incentives to developers of a new 100 percent palm oil-based "green diesel", which the net oil importer hopes can replace costly fuel imports within three years, the country's industry minister said.

Jul 23 2018

Indonesia still has too much corruption, says Suharto's son

SENTUL, Indonesia The youngest son of former Indonesian President Suharto, Hutomo "Tommy" Mandala Putra, said on Monday he is leading a party into elections next year because two decades of reform have failed to move the country on from corruption, collusion and nepotism.

Jul 17 2018

Bid to revive Indonesia property market highlights central bank's policy dilemma

JAKARTA As Indonesia's central bank drives up interest rates to defend a fragile currency, Governor Perry Warjiyo is banking on a revival of the sluggish property sector to help maintain growth momentum in Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Jul 10 2018

Indonesia's "proactive" c.banker juggles a mix of policies to battle outflows

JAKARTA, July 10 Since taking office seven weeks ago, Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo has raised interest rates more aggressively than any other Asian central banker to help defend a fragile currency and stem destabilising capital outflows.

Jul 09 2018

Indonesia central bank confident on yields as it assesses rate path

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank governor said on Monday assessments of the domestic economy and global indicators would determine whether monetary policy needed to be tightened further, after three rate increases in two months to defend the currency.

Jun 10 2018

Indonesia tries to get companies to hold more rupiah to stem weakness

JAKARTA Over the past couple of decades, Indonesian companies have developed a tried and tested strategy to cope with the periodic plunges in the rupiah: retain dollars to protect their profits.

May 17 2018

Bank Indonesia hikes key interest rate to boost fragile rupiah

JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank on Thursday hiked its benchmark interest rate for the first time since November 2014, as expected, in a bid to bolster the fragile rupiah.

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