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Jake Maxwell Watts

Southeast Asian Markets Reporter — The Wall Street Journal
Covers:  Southeast Asian financial markets, equities, bonds, currencies, economics, Singapore, Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia reporter @WSJ. I tweet about news in the region and other things I find interesting.

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Joined WSJ/Dow Jones in 2013 to cover Southeast Asian markets from Singapore. Previously in Bangkok as a freelance journalist, where I had works published by the Financial Times, Quartz and Lifestyle & Travel Magazine.

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@jmwatts_ — 1,708 followers, 729 tweets

The back story on how two vulnerable women were duped into killing Kim Jong Nam. Amazing MY let the Nkoreans go  http://on.wsj.com/2o8v54u 
Philippines forces battle suspected Abu Sayyaf militants on tourist island.  http://on.wsj.com/2p2dih9 
RT @JChengWSJ: What is VX? One of the most lethal chemical substances ever made. “You don’t make VX in a kitchen lab." @jmwatts_ https://t.co/iDZdmpYUr6
Singapore is putting racial representation above open elections when it chooses its next president later this year  http://bit.ly/2li1Tuo 
Former Columbia president and force behind drug war targeting Pablo Escobar criticizes Philippines Duterte in NYT  http://nyti.ms/2k0Cohy 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancer in Bangkok

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email.

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