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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

Jul 18 2018

'Saturday Night Live' pulled in China amid crackdown on content

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's version of U.S. broadcaster NBCUniversal's satire show "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) has temporarily been pulled from a domestic video site, amid a crackdown on content ranging from online blogs to livestreamed video.

Jul 13 2018

Seven explosions in 10 minutes: China chemical plant blast kills 19

BEIJING/SHANGHAI A major explosion at a chemical plant in southwestern China has killed 19 people and injured 12, authorities said on Friday, the latest deadly industrial incident in the world's largest producer of chemicals. | Video

Jul 11 2018

Check-in with a smile: Marriott, Alibaba trial facial recognition at China hotels

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese guests at Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, may soon be able to check in with a quick scan of their facial features.

Jul 09 2018

Starbucks' departing chairman backs China prospects, hints at Jack Ma tie-up

SHANGHAI Starbucks Corp's outgoing Executive Chairman Howard Schultz said on Monday that a recent slowdown in China would be short-lived, seeking to salve investor concerns that the U.S. coffee chain is under pressure in the fast-growing market.

Jul 09 2018

Starbucks' Schultz urges investor support despite China concerns

SHANGHAI, July 9 Starbucks Corp's outgoing Executive Chairman Howard Schultz said on Monday that a recent slowdown in China would be short-lived, seeking to salve investor concerns that the U.S. coffee chain is under pressure in the fast-growing market.

Jul 04 2018

China blocks Micron sales amid U.S. trade tensions, chip battle

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI A Chinese court has temporarily barred Micron Technology Inc from selling its main semiconductor products in the world's biggest memory chip market, citing violation of patents held by Taiwan's United Microelectronics Corp (UMC).

Jul 03 2018

Alibaba, Tencent lead $1.5 billion investment in China media group CMC

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese state-backed media group CMC Inc said on Tuesday it raised around 10 billion yuan ($1.49 billion) in a fundraising round from investors including tech giants Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd .

Jun 28 2018

AI ambulances and robot doctors: China seeks digital salve to ease hospital strain

HANGZHOU, China/SHANGHAI In the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, an ambulance speeds through traffic on a wave of green lights, helped along by an artificial intelligence (AI) system and big data.

Jun 28 2018

Trade war or not, China Inc already reining in American brands

SHANGHAI As Beijing and Washington veer towards a full-blown trade war, American brands in China face what may be an even bigger threat: local rivals armed with innovative products and the Chinese government's blessing. | Video

Jun 25 2018

China's Meituan Dianping files for Hong Kong IPO; seeks over $4 billion: sources

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's Meituan Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, is bringing its initial public offering (IPO) to Hong Kong, where it aims to raise over $4 billion, three people with knowledge of the deal said.

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