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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

20 Jul 2018

Singapore's worst cyberattack steals personal data of 1.5 million including PM

SINGAPORE Hackers have infiltrated Singapore's government health database in the country's worst breach of personal data, stealing records on 1.5 million patients including the prime minister's own personal drug prescriptions, the government said on Friday.

13 Jul 2018

Singapore second quarter GDP growth slows as trade tensions cloud outlook

SINGAPORE Singapore's economic growth eased in the second quarter and missed forecasts, preliminary data showed on Friday, as manufacturing activity cooled and worsening U.S.-China trade tensions clouded the outlook for the trade-reliant city-state.

10 Jul 2018

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

SINGAPORE Grab unveiled a grocery delivery service on Tuesday, betting the firm's extensive network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants will help steer the company as it expands beyond its core ride-hailing business across Southeast Asia.

05 Jul 2018

Singapore proposes fines on Grab, Uber, says merger harms competition

SINGAPORE Singapore's anti-trust body proposed fines on ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber, provisionally finding that their merger had reduced competition and suggesting remedies such as the sale of their car-leasing businesses.

26 Jun 2018

Water hazard: Malaysia's belt-tightening resurrects age-old dispute with Singapore

SINGAPORE For over half a century, island-state Singapore has been getting half its fresh water from northern neighbour Malaysia - a deal that could be up for review as the new prime minister in Kuala Lumpur seeks to cut down on the country's ballooning debt.

20 Jun 2018

Toyota captures data goldmine in $1 billion Grab bet

TOKYO/SINGAPORE By pumping $1 billion (759.65 million pounds) into ride-hailing firm Grab, Toyota Motor Corp stands to gain a passenger-side view of tens of thousands of cars across Southeast Asia, tracking how fast they drive, how far they travel and the time they spend stuck in traffic.

14 Jun 2018

'Where is Singapore?' - Trump-Kim summit a PR coup for tiny city-state

SINGAPORE As images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strolling by revellers at a rooftop bar the night before an unprecedented meeting with President Donald Trump circulated around social media sites, U.S. citizens started asking 'Where is Singapore?'.

14 Jun 2018

'Where is Singapore?': Trump-Kim summit a PR coup for tiny city-state

SINGAPORE As images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strolling by revelers at a rooftop bar the night before an unprecedented meeting with President Donald Trump circulated around social media sites, U.S. citizens started asking 'Where is Singapore?'.

14 Jun 2018

'Where is Singapore?': Trump-Kim summit a PR coup for tiny city-state

SINGAPORE, June 14 As images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strolling by revellers at a rooftop bar the night before an unprecedented meeting with President Donald Trump circulated around social media sites, U.S. citizens started asking 'Where is Singapore?'.

10 Jun 2018

Singapore deports South Korean media staff as Trump-Kim summit security tightens

SINGAPORE Two staff from South Korea's national broadcaster have been deported from Singapore after they were arrested for trespassing at the home of the North Korean ambassador to the city-state, police said on Sunday.

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