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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

Sep 18 2017

China home price growth cools further in August as curbs bear down

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's new home prices rose in August at the slowest pace in seven months and fell or leveled off in more cities as government cooling measures dampened speculation, though there were no signs of a sharper correction that could damage the economy.

Sep 14 2017

China property investment, sales growth pick up in August, despite curbs

BEIJING China's real estate investment growth picked up pace again in August as demand held up despite various government curbs, unlike factory output, fixed asset investment and retail sales which fell short of expectations.

Sep 08 2017

HINTERGRUND-Chinas Jugend protestiert leise gegen Turbokapitalismus

Peking Für ihre Eltern wäre es noch das Paradies gewesen: ein Leben in Wohlstand mit ungeahnten Aufstiegsmöglichkeiten.

Sep 05 2017

Xi urges BRICS grouping to push for more 'just' international order

XIAMEN, China Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged BRICS nations to deepen coordination on global matters, and push for a more "just" world order, by boosting representation for emerging and developing countries in international bodies.

Sep 04 2017

For Chinese millennials, despondency has a brand name

BEIJING Chinese millennials with a dim view of their career and marriage prospects can wallow in despair with a range of teas such as “achieved-absolutely-nothing black tea”, and “my-ex's-life-is-better-than-mine fruit tea”. | Video

Sep 04 2017

China pledges new funding for BRICS as group opposes protectionism

XIAMEN, China China will give $80 million in funding for BRICS cooperation plans, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday, while the bloc of five emerging countries pledged to oppose protectionism. | Video

Sep 03 2017

China's Xi says BRICS must promote open world economy

XIAMEN, China The BRICS group of emerging economies must promote trade liberalization and an open world economy, Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a business meeting on Sunday at the start of a three-day summit being held in southeastern China.

Aug 29 2017

China's home prices to rise 6.8 percent this year as small city sales boom: Reuters poll

BEIJING China's home prices in 2017 are likely to rise more than previously estimated despite a flurry of government curbs to crack down on speculation, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, soothing fears the economy would slow sharply.

Aug 18 2017

China's new home price growth cools in July: statistics bureau

BEIJING China's home price growth slowed in July, with Beijing declining for a second straight month, reinforcing expectations that property price growth may stagnate over the course of the year.

Aug 14 2017

China July property investment, sales slow as curbs continue to bite

BEIJING China's real estate investment growth slowed in July, as official curbs continued to cool an overheated property market, reinforcing expectations of further slowing in second-half 2017.


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