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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 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.

Aug 14 2017

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second-quarter

SHANGHAI Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing may be running high but Corporate America is finding China to be a reliable source of profit growth this year.

Aug 13 2017

China a sweet spot for U.S. companies’ earnings in second quarter

SHANGHAI Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing may be running high but Corporate America is finding China to be a reliable source of profit growth this year.

Aug 07 2017

Chinese chatbots apparently re-educated after political faux pas

BEIJING/SHANGHAI A pair of 'chatbots' in China have been taken offline after appearing to stray off-script. In response to users' questions, one said its dream was to travel to the United States, while the other said it wasn't a huge fan of the Chinese Communist Party. | Video

Aug 01 2017

Apple doubles down on China as rivals pull ahead

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Apple Inc is binding itself more closely to China as its share of the world's biggest smartphone market slips and it becomes more reliant on selling services which require government approval. | Video

Jul 26 2017

McDonald's swift to respond in China after moldy ice cream maker pictures go viral in U.S.

SHANGHAI Viral photos and news reports in the United States allegedly showing a moldy ice cream maker at a U.S. outlet of McDonald's Corp have prompted swift action from the fast-food giant thousands of miles away: in China.

Jul 25 2017

Chinese football broadcaster looks for new deal as playing field shifts

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China Sports Media paid a record 8 billion yuan ($1.18 billion) in 2015 for a five-year contract to broadcast China's top-flight football league.

Jul 25 2017

Game on: Suning leads China's $2 billion soccer rights frenzy

BEIJING/SHANGHAI In the high-stakes race to control soccer TV rights in China, with a potential market of hundreds of millions of fans, an electronics retailer is betting up to $2 billion that could give it a near monopoly on broadcasting the sport at home.

Jul 21 2017

China aims to become world leader in AI, challenges U.S. dominance

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China has outlined plans to become a world-leader in artificial intelligence by 2025, laying down a challenge to U.S. dominance in the sector amid heightened international tensions over military applications of the technology.

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