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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

Jul 17 2018

U.S. lawmakers urge Google, Facebook to resist Vietnam cybersecurity law

HANOI Seventeen U.S. lawmakers have urged the CEOs of Facebook and Google to resist changes stipulated by a new cybersecurity law in Vietnam, which critics say gives the Communist-ruled state more power to crackdown on dissent.

Jul 17 2018

Vietnam's stock market falls victim to U.S.-China trade war

HANOI, July 17 Vietnam's smoking hot economy and raging stock market have become Asia's earliest casualties in U.S. President Donald Trump's trade war with China, as the export-reliant nation counts both among its top trading partners.

Jun 28 2018

GM to transfer Vietnam operation to Vingroup's car arm, eyes sales boost

HANOI General Motors has agreed to transfer its Vietnamese operation to VinFast Trading and Production LLC and distribute Chevrolet cars through the local carmaker, in a move that could help drive up its modest sales in the country.

Jun 12 2018

Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law clamping down on tech firms, dissent

HANOI Vietnamese legislators approved a cybersecurity law on Tuesday that tightens control of the internet and global tech companies operating in the Communist-led country, raising fears of economic harm and a further crackdown on dissent.

Jun 08 2018

U.S., Canada urge delay in vote on Vietnam's cybersecurity bill

HANOI The United States and Canada urged Vietnam on Friday to delay a vote on a proposed cybersecurity law, the U.S. Embassy said, amid widespread concern the law would cause economic harm and stifle online dissent in the communist-ruled country.

Jun 04 2018

Vietnam's Techcombank tumbles in market debut as investors revalue large caps

HANOI/SINGAPORE Vietnam's Techcombank tumbled 20 percent in its stock's market debut on Monday, as investors reassessed valuations of large companies amid a broader sell-off of emerging-market securities.

Jun 01 2018

Vietnam's Techcombank pursues retail push after major IPO

SINGAPORE/HANOI Vietnam's Techcombank, fresh after raising $922 million from global investors, aims to expand aggressively into retail banking to capitalize on booming demand for an array of financial services, its senior executives said on Friday.

Jun 01 2018

Knight riders to the rescue: Vietnam vigilantes bust crooks

HO CHI MINH CITY Vietnam's "street knights", hurtling through the streets of Ho Chi Minh City, are not your typical medieval warriors. | Video

May 24 2018

U.S. raises concerns about Vietnam's proposed cybersecurity law

HANOI The United States has raised concerns with Vietnam about its proposed cybersecurity law, the U.S. Embassy said on Thursday, amid activists' fears the new legislation will cause economic harm and crackdown on online dissent in the communist-ruled country.

May 18 2018

Vietnam set to tighten clamps on Facebook and Google, threatening dissidents

HANOI/SINGAPORE A struggle over internet laws in Vietnam is pitting a government keen on maintaining tight control against U.S. technology companies trying to fight off onerous new rules - with the country's online dissidents among the biggest losers. | Video

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