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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

Aug 17 2018

China's CATL to start producing next-gen low-cobalt batteries in 2019: source

BEIJING China's largest lithium battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd (CATL) plans to begin producing in 2019 next-generation nickel-rich batteries, which are cheaper to make and have longer life-spans, according to an internal company presentation and a company source.

Aug 16 2018

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

Aug 16 2018

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Aug 16 Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

Aug 14 2018

NIO seeks to raise $1.8 billion in biggest U.S. listing by China automaker

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO on Monday filed for a $1.8 billion initial public offering of its American depositary shares, the biggest U.S. listing by a Chinese automaker.

Aug 13 2018

Prominent Chinese videos sites vow to cap actors' pay amid tax evasion probe

BEIJING China's three largest video sites iQiyi Inc, Youku and Tencent Video have pledged to cap actors' pay, as authorities ramp up their tax-evasion investigation into the country's $8.6 billion film industry.

Aug 10 2018

China's state firms cementing lucrative role in South China Sea, new research shows

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Beijing's giant state-owned enterprises are playing an increasing role in China's build-up in the South China Sea and could seek to cement their dominant position in coming years, according to new research. | Video

Aug 09 2018

China's state firms cementing lucrative role in South China Sea, new research shows

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Beijing's giant state-owned enterprises are playing an increasing role in China's build-up in the South China Sea and could seek to cement their dominant position in coming years, according to new research. | Video

Aug 09 2018

Chinese state media accuse U.S. of 'mobster mentality', vow to fight tariffs

SHANGHAI Chinese state media on Thursday accused the United States of a "mobster mentality" in its move to implement additional tariffs on Chinese goods, and warned Beijing had all the necessary means to fight back. | Video

Aug 09 2018

Airbnb hits wall with China Great Wall promotion

BEIJING U.S. short-term rental service Airbnb Inc has hit a wall with its newest marketing scheme in China, after regulators objected to a promotion offering sleepovers on the Great Wall of China.

Aug 08 2018

Cathay Pacific losses narrow on higher air fares, sees better H2

SHANGHAI/SINGAPORE Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd posted a narrower half-year loss on a strong rise in airfares and cargo rates and flagged expectations for a better second half, although its failure to curb costs fuelled market concerns.

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