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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 17 2018

Sleepy pupils in the picture at high-tech Chinese school

BEIJING High school students in one Chinese school may want to think twice before dozing off in class. Artificially intelligent cameras with facial recognition tools will be watching.

May 15 2018

Qualcomm-NXP deal still on hold in China, trade talks with U.S. eyed: sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Qualcomm's proposed $44 billion takeover of rival NXP Semiconductors is yet to see a concrete breakthrough in China, sources said, tempering hopes a lull in trade tensions with the United States had prompted Beijing to speed up its ruling on the deal.

May 10 2018

China's Didi apologizes after killing of passenger sparks safety fears

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's biggest ride-sharing company apologized on Thursday over the killing of a passenger, apparently by her driver, and said it had to win back the trust of users after a "tragedy" that has sparked a widespread debate on Chinese social media.

May 08 2018

Tencent's WeDoctor raises $500 million, values firm at $5.5 billion pre-IPO

SHANGHAI Chinese online healthcare solutions platform WeDoctor, which is backed by tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd , said on Wednesday it had raised $500 million from several investors, valuing the firm at $5.5 billion ahead of a listing this year.

May 04 2018

Tinker, tailor, robot maker: In China, trade war threat casts long shadow

SHENZHEN/SHANGHAI, China At its high-tech laboratories in the Chinese manufacturing hub of Shenzhen, Beike Biotechnology is developing medical robots that could help treat cancer. It has big plans to export these to markets like the United States.

May 02 2018

China's Fosun eyes global tourism deals, shrugs off crackdown

SANYA, China/SHANGHAI, May 2 Fosun International Ltd's tourism arm is hunting for more overseas deals to grow its leisure vacation business, the unit's chief told Reuters, adding that a recent crackdown on conglomerates' was actually helping the firm.

Apr 27 2018

China's Hollywood romance sours amid trade war, debt fears

QINGDAO, China When Dalian Wanda, the Chinese conglomerate, announced in 2013 that it would build an $8 billion film studio in China to lure U.S. film producers, it did so with Hollywood flash.

Apr 23 2018

China fund managers slash ZTE valuation after U.S. sanction

SHANGHAI Chinese funds have slashed valuations of ZTE Corp after the United States banned American companies from selling components to the telecoms equipment maker for seven years, a move ZTE said threatened its very survival.

Apr 20 2018

China Huarong confirms chairman departs after probe, shares tumble

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG China Huarong Asset Management Co confirmed its chairman Lai Xiaomin, who is under investigation for alleged corruption, had stepped down, sparking an 11 percent tumble in shares of the nation's biggest bad debt manager on Friday.

Apr 20 2018

China's Ctrip would welcome chance to list at home via depositary receipts -CEO

SHANGHAI, April 20 Ctrip.Com International Ltd , Asia's biggest online travel firm, would welcome the chance to list at home in mainland China should regulators introduce depositary receipts as planned, Chief Executive Jane Sun told Reuters on Friday.

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