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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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Debate stifled in Cambodia as crackdown spreads fear

PHNOM PENH "We speak our mind", says the website of a group of young Cambodians who have met at weekends for the past six years to discuss politics over mugs of coffee.

Nov 23 2017

Cambodia's Hun Sen warns his party it could still lose election

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has warned his party it could still lose next year's election even after the banning of the opposition and demanded that it improve its image, according to a recording leaked online on Thursday.

Nov 22 2017

Cambodia's Hun Sen says only workers will suffer from any sanctions

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told garment workers on Wednesday that they would be the ones to suffer - not him - if the European Union withdrew preferential trade terms over the banning of the main opposition party.

Nov 22 2017

U.S. renews grant for clearing bombs in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH The United States on Wednesday opened a $2 million tender to help clear unexploded bombs in Cambodia weeks after the government's mine clearance agency said its U.S. funding had been stopped.

Nov 22 2017

US renews grant for clearing bombs in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH The United States on Wednesday opened a $2 million tender to help clear unexploded bombs in Cambodia weeks after the government's mine clearance agency said its U.S. funding had been stopped.

Nov 22 2017

Cambodia's Hun Sen says only workers will suffer from any sanctions

PHNOM PENH, Nov 22 Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen told garment workers on Wednesday that they would be the ones to suffer - not him - if the European Union withdrew preferential trade terms over the banning of the main opposition party.

Nov 21 2017

Sweden stops some new aid for Cambodia in protest over crackdown

PHNOM PENH Sweden said on Tuesday it was stopping new aid for Cambodia, except in education and research, and would no longer support a reform programme after the main opposition party was outlawed by the Supreme Court at the government's request.

Nov 20 2017

Defiant Hun Sen tells U.S. to cut all aid to Cambodia

PHNOM PENH Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen challenged the United States on Sunday to cut all aid after it announced it was ending funding for a general election next year in response to the dissolution of the main opposition party, media reported. | Video

Nov 20 2017

Cambodia's opposition gives up posts after ban

PHNOM PENH Elected officials of Cambodia's banned opposition party have begun handing over their duties after a court ordered the party dissolved, the government said on Monday. | Video

Nov 18 2017

Cambodian court charges two journalists with espionage

PHNOM PENH A Cambodian court on Saturday charged two journalists with espionage for filing news reports to a U.S.-funded radio station, which can carry a prison term of up to 15 years.

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