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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

30 Jul 2018

Myanmar floods force more than 100,000 to flee homes

YANGON Monsoon floods in Myanmar have killed at least 11 people and forced more than 100,000 to flee their homes, government officials said on Monday, as rescue workers ferried stranded residents to safety by boat.

26 Jul 2018

Eight bodies recovered after landslide at defunct Myanmar jade mine

YANGON Authorities in northern Myanmar recovered eight bodies on Thursday after a landslide that engulfed 27 small-scale miners, an official said, the latest disaster to hit a centre of the Southeast Asian nation's lucrative jade trade.

25 Jul 2018

Myanmar claws through rubble for 27 buried in jade mine landslide

YANGON Authorities in Myanmar used excavators on Wednesday to hunt for 27 people buried for two days in a landslide, officials said, the latest disaster to hit a northern centre of the Southeast Asian nation's lucrative jade trade.

09 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

08 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON, June 8 Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using the social media giant to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after it barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

30 May 2018

Myanmar anti-war protesters call on Suu Kyi to act against 'violent' police

YANGON Anti-war protesters in Myanmar on Wednesday urged government leader Aung San Suu Kyi to take action against police who this month broke up a peace rally and arrested them, and raised new concern about freedom of speech.

28 May 2018

Myanmar police witness says searched Reuters reporters' phones without warrant

YANGON Police in Myanmar examined the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters accused of possessing secret documents without a search warrant after their arrests in December, an officer told a court on Monday, in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

22 May 2018

Myanmar judge allows documents police say came from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge on Tuesday allowed the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents, in what has become a landmark press freedom case.

22 May 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

21 May 2018

Myanmar judge to rule on evidence allegedly taken from Reuters reporters' phones

YANGON, A Myanmar judge will rule on Tuesday whether to allow the submission of evidence police say they obtained from the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters arrested in December for alleged possession of secret documents. | Video

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