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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

Apr 20 2018

China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk

HONG KONG China's ZTE Corp said on Friday that a U.S. ban on selling parts and software to the company was unfair and threatens its survival, and the mobile phone and telecommunications equipment maker vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means.

Mar 22 2018

China Mobile warns of revenue pressure due to price cut

HONG KONG China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, warned on Thursday of revenue pressure as it plans to cut prices by more than 30 percent this year in response to a government initiative.

Feb 01 2018

Hong Kong on alert as ATM withdrawals surge

HONG KONG Cash withdrawals at Hong Kong ATMs have surged, prompting scrutiny from monetary authorities, the banking industry and police amid media reports that mainland Chinese are withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars using up to 50 cards at a time. | Video

Feb 01 2018

Hong Kong authorities on alert as ATM withdrawals surge

HONG KONG, Feb 1 Cash withdrawals at Hong Kong ATMs have surged, prompting scrutiny from monetary authorities, the banking industry and police amid media reports that mainland Chinese are withdrawing hundreds of thousands of dollars using up to 50 cards at a time.

Dec 11 2017

Cathay Pacific backs down, extends pilot housing allowances for a year

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG Cathay Pacific Airways has extended payment of housing allowances to its pilots for another year, backing down from a plan to cut the stipend as the busy holiday travel period looms and amid poaching attempts by its rivals.

Nov 08 2017

Hong Kong's economy on track to post solid third-quarter growth

HONG KONG Hong Kong's economy is expected to have clocked solid growth in the third quarter, aided by improving retail sales, a pick-up in tourists from mainland China and strong global trade.

Nov 07 2017

China Literature IPO raises $1.1 billion amid heavy demand, stellar debut expected

HONG KONG An IPO for China Literature , Tencent Holdings' online publishing arm, has raised $1.1 billion with the retail portion gathering demand that was 625 times the number of shares on offer, setting the stage for a sterling debut on Wednesday.

Oct 16 2017

Hong Kong’s leader tinkers with economy in the face of 'grave' challenges

HONG KONG Hong Kong’s new leader Carrie Lam showed last week that bringing the mojo back to the territory’s once uniquely dynamic economy isn’t going to be easy.

Oct 16 2017

Top international lawyers say Hong Kong rule of law under threat

HONG KONG The jailing of three Hong Kong democracy activists this year is a serious threat to the city's rule of law, a group of senior international lawyers said on Monday, adding the independence of the judiciary risks becoming a "charade".

Oct 12 2017

China's richest man built fortune even as debt mountain climbed

HONG KONG Named the richest man in China on Thursday with a net worth of $43 billion, property tycoon Xu Jiayin is likened by some media to Donald Trump, having built his fortune on a real estate business that has blossomed under a mountain of debt.

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