Edition:
United States

Shoon Naing

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

Nov 07 2017

Big dams can wait, Myanmar overhauls energy strategy

NAYPYITAW Big hydropower dams are not a priority in Myanmar's strategy to tackle chronic power shortages, the country's new energy minister said in an interview that cast doubt over a controversial China-backed project in the country's north.

Nov 02 2017

Myanmar's Suu Kyi 'urges people not to quarrel' on visit to Rakhine

SITTWE, Myanmar Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday urged people "not to quarrel" as she visited Rakhine State for the first time since a military crackdown that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country.

Nov 01 2017

Detained journalists informed Myanmar of filming plans, Turkish broadcaster says

YANGON Turkey’s state broadcaster said a team of journalists filming a documentary in Myanmar had told the government of their plans before they were detained for attempting to fly a drone near the country’s parliament.

Oct 28 2017

Myanmar to charge journalists on assignment for Turkish state TV: officials

NAYPYITAW/YANGON Myanmar police said on Saturday they were preparing to charge journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT, their local interpreter and driver for bringing a drone into the country without permission.

Oct 27 2017

Myanmar detains reporters on assignment for Turkish state TV

NAYPYITAW/YANGON Myanmar police detained two journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT and their interpreter and driver on Friday for flying a drone near the parliament compound, amid tension between the two countries over the Rohingya crisis.

Oct 27 2017

Myanmar detains reporters on assignment for Turkish state TV

NAYPYITAW/YANGON, Oct 28 Myanmar police detained two journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT and their interpreter and driver on Friday for flying a drone near the parliament compound, amid tension between the two countries over the Rohingya crisis.

Oct 24 2017

Myanmar, Bangladesh agree to cooperate on Rohingya refugee repatriation

NAYPYITAW Myanmar and Bangladesh on Tuesday agreed to cooperate on the repatriation of Rohingya refugees and took steps to boost border security as relations between the neighbors have been strained by the continuing flow of refugees into Bangladesh.

Oct 16 2017

Exclusive: Woodside delays Myanmar gas drilling as early results disappoint - sources

YANGON Australia's Woodside Petroleum and its partners have deferred gas exploration plans in Myanmar until 2018 after some disappointing drilling results, according to four people familiar with the situation.

Oct 16 2017

Exclusive: Woodside delays Myanmar gas drilling as early results disappoint - sources

YANGON Australia's Woodside Petroleum and its partners have deferred gas exploration plans in Myanmar until 2018 after some disappointing drilling results, according to four people familiar with the situation.

Oct 10 2017

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

YANGON Myanmar on Tuesday launched its first bid to improve relations between Buddhists and Muslims since an eruption of deadly violence in August inflamed communal tension and triggered an exodus of some 520,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.

Markets

  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary