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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

May 23 2017

China, Russia set up wide-body jet firm in new challenge to Boeing, Airbus

SHANGHAI China and Russia on Monday completed the formal registration of a joint venture to build a wide-body jet, kick-starting full-scale development of a program aimed at competing with market leaders Boeing Co and Airbus SE . | Video

May 22 2017

Loss-making Cathay Pacific makes biggest job cuts in 20 years

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said on Monday it was cutting 600 jobs, its biggest headcount reduction in almost two decades, as it seeks to return to profitability in an industry battered by falling ticket prices. | Video

May 14 2017

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road as champion of globalization

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road plan to forge a path of peace, inclusiveness and free trade, and called for the abandonment of old models based on rivalry and diplomatic power games.

May 12 2017

Cash and chemicals: for Laos, Chinese banana boom a blessing and curse

BOKEO, Laos Kongkaew Vonusak smiles when he recalls the arrival of Chinese investors in his tranquil village in northern Laos in 2014. With them came easy money, he said. | Video

May 04 2017

China's Silk Road push in Thailand may founder on Mekong River row

KHON PI LONG, Thailand China's plan to blast open more of the Mekong River for bigger cargo ships could founder on a remote outcrop of half-submerged rocks that Thai protesters have vowed to protect against Beijing's economic expansion in Southeast Asia. | Video

Apr 25 2017

Ready for take-off? China's answer to Boeing now just needs to sell

SHANGHAI/PARIS When China unveiled an historic order for its first large commercial jetliner at a national air show in 2010, Western journalists were kept away, and only local media were allowed to witness a major turning point in China's aviation ambitions.

Apr 24 2017

Local, global security firms in race along China's 'Silk Road'

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day "Silk Road", the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world's second largest economy with the rest of Asia and beyond.

Apr 14 2017

Refurbs and rental planes in vogue as China's jet-set seek value

SHANGHAI China's rich are foregoing fancy new private jets in favor of second-hand planes or rentals, reflecting how the country's business elite are increasingly shunning flashy signs of wealth amid slower economic growth.

Apr 08 2017

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese state media on Saturday cheered the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as one that showed the world that confrontation between the two powers was not inevitable.

Apr 08 2017

China clearing houses partners with Canada's TMX in bond market push

SHANGHAI, April 8 In Beijing's latest push to attract foreign investment into the country's $9 trillion bond market, China's state-owned clearing house said on Saturday that it will work with Canada's TMX Group to expedite cross-border investments.

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