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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 13 2018

Malaysia charges ex-PM Najib's lawyer with money laundering

KUALA LUMPUR/HONG KONG A lawyer representing former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was charged with money laundering on Thursday, as anti-corruption agents try to retrieve billions of dollars siphoned off from a scandal-plagued state fund.

Sep 05 2018

Malaysia, Singapore agree to defer high speed rail link

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia and Singapore on Wednesday agreed to defer the construction of a planned high-speed rail link between the two countries to 2020, ending months of uncertainty surrounding a project that analysts expect to cost around $17 billion.

Sep 05 2018

UPDATE 1 - Malaysia c.bank stands pat as economy faces 'immediate' downside risks

* Economy faces risks from trade tensions, other factors - c.bank

Aug 27 2018

RPT-FOCUS-Mahathir takes aim at Country Garden's giant development in southern Malaysia

* Mahathir says that Forest City cannot be sold to foreigners

Aug 27 2018

Mahathir takes aim at Country Garden's giant development in southern Malaysia

FOREST CITY/KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday declared that foreigners will not be granted visas to live in the giant Forest City real estate project on the country's southern tip, a major threat to the marketing strategy for the development.

Aug 27 2018

REFILE-FOCUS-Mahathir takes aim at Country Garden's giant development in southern Malaysia

* Mahathir says that Forest City cannot be sold to foreigners

Aug 27 2018

REFILE-UPDATE 1-FOCUS-Mahathir takes aim at Country Garden's giant development in southern Malaysia

* Mahathir says that Forest City cannot be sold to foreigners

Aug 27 2018

REFILE-RPT-FOCUS-Mahathir takes aim at Country Garden's giant development in southern Malaysia

* Mahathir says that Forest City cannot be sold to foreigners

Aug 27 2018

Malaysia says no to foreign homeowners in Forest City project

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday he wanted to prevent foreigners from buying residential units in the $100 billion Forest City project, a setback for the Chinese developer as it tries to revive faltering demand for the site.

Aug 17 2018

Malaysia's Mahathir faces headwinds as second-quarter economic growth falters

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia cut its full-year growth forecast and reported much slower second-quarter expansion on Friday, as the country reviews mega projects and tackles a massive debt left by the previous government.

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