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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

Jun 10 2018

In Mahathir's Malaysia, Japan is back amid doubts over Chinese funding

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is set to woo investors and offer business deals during a trip to Japan that starts on Sunday, as he looks to cover a gaping debt hole and shift the country away from dependence on Chinese investments.

Jun 10 2018

In Mahathir's Malaysia, Japan is back amid doubts over Chinese funding

KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is set to woo investors and offer business deals during a trip to Japan that starts on Sunday, as he looks to cover a gaping debt hole and shift the country away from dependence on Chinese investments.

Jun 08 2018

Exclusive: Malaysia considering seeking return of Goldman Sachs' 1MDB fees

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia is considering asking the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) to get Goldman Sachs to return nearly $600 million in fees it earned from bonds raised for scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Jun 08 2018

EXCLUSIVE-Malaysia considering asking U.S. DoJ to get Goldman Sachs to return $600 mln 1MDB fees

KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 Malaysia is considering asking the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) to get Goldman Sachs to return nearly $600 million in fees it earned from bonds raised for scandal-tainted 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

May 17 2018

Exclusive: Malaysia's Anwar says 'shattered' Najib called him twice on election night

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia's ousted former premier Najib Razak was "totally shattered" the night he lost the general election and called his jailed rival Anwar Ibrahim twice for advice on what he should do, Anwar said on Thursday.

May 14 2018

Malaysia's pardons board to discuss Anwar's release on Wednesday

KUALA LUMPUR The pardons board in Malaysia's capital will meet on Wednesday to discuss the release of jailed reformist leader Anwar Ibrahim, the palace and his party have said.

May 11 2018

With a little help from my friend - Malaysia's Anwar on the verge of freedom

KUALA LUMPUR When Anwar Ibrahim finally walks to freedom, it will be partly thanks to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's second-time-around prime minister, who has admitted he played a part when Anwar was first put behind bars in 1998.

May 11 2018

With a little help from my friend: Malaysia's Anwar on the verge of freedom

KUALA LUMPUR When Anwar Ibrahim finally walks to freedom, it will be partly thanks to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's second-time-around prime minister, who has admitted he played a part when Anwar was first put behind bars in 1998.

May 11 2018

With a little help from my friend: Malaysia's Anwar on the verge of freedom

KUALA LUMPUR When Anwar Ibrahim finally walks to freedom, it will be partly thanks to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's second-time-around prime minister, who has admitted he played a part when Anwar was first put behind bars in 1998.

May 11 2018

NEWSMAKER-With a little help from my friend: Malaysia's Anwar on the verge of freedom

KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 When Anwar Ibrahim finally walks to freedom, it will be partly thanks to Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia's second-time-around prime minister, who has admitted he played a part when Anwar was first put behind bars in 1998.

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