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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

Oct 19 2017

China biotech's 'coming out party' masks long road ahead

LONDON/SHANGHAI Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a handful of stocks, even as the country struggles to close a huge R&D gap with the West.

Oct 17 2017

Volvo unveils Polestar model in China, looks to rival Tesla 3

SHANGHAI Volvo Cars and its Chinese parent have unveiled their first Polestar high performance electric car and pledged to invest 5 billion yuan ($760 million) in the brand, gearing up for intense competition to sell greener cars in the world's biggest auto market. | Video

Oct 17 2017

Patently tough: Long road ahead for Qualcomm in China case against Apple

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Qualcomm Inc wants to hit Apple Inc where it hurts most: iPhone sales in China - one of its biggest global markets where most of its flagship smartphones are made.

Oct 16 2017

In the rough: China closes Wanda golf courses in chilly northeast

SHANGHAI China has ordered shut two high-end golf courses owned by Dalian Wanda Group, in a blow for the developer that has already come under scrutiny over high debt levels and has sold off a large part of its hotel and entertainment business this year.

Oct 12 2017

Evergrande property magnate seizes top spot on China rich list

SHANGHAI China has a new richest man, according to the annual Hurun rich list of the country's top movers and shakers.

Oct 09 2017

China to accept overseas trial data in bid to speed up drug approvals

SHANGHAI China said it plans to accept data from overseas clinical trials to speed up approvals of drugs, a potential boon for international drugmakers as well as patients who often face lengthy delays for new medicines to reach the market.

Sep 29 2017

Golden getaway: cost, safety prompt more Chinese tourists to stay closer to home

SHANGHAI As China's army of tourists prepares for next week's 'Golden Week' vacation, the hottest destinations aren't Paris, New York or Tokyo. Instead, a cooling economy means holidaymakers are staying closer to home - on the beaches of Sanya or the peaks of far-western Yunnan.

Sep 29 2017

China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China has set a deadline of 2019 to impose tough new sales targets for electric plug-in and hybrids vehicles, slightly relaxing an earlier plan to launch the rules from next year that had left global automakers worried about being able to comply.

Sep 21 2017

Ghost stores, lost billions as Korea Inc's China woes grow

SEOUL/JIAXING, China On a faded notice pasted to the padlocked doors of the Lotte Mart superstore in China's Jiaxing, a date can still be read: March 6, 2017 - when the store was ordered to "temporarily" close over alleged fire safety issues. | Video

Sep 12 2017

Huishan Dairy debt woes deepen as banks demand $220 million repayment

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI HSBC and other lenders have demanded China Huishan Dairy Holdings repay a combined $220 million in loans this week - a move set to make it more difficult for the firm to extricate itself from a debt mountain and find a white knight.


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