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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 16 2018

China's student activists cast rare light on brewing labor unrest

SHENZHEN, China When Shen Mengyu graduated with a master's degree from a top Chinese university in 2015, she could have landed a comfortable job in government or at one of China's internet giants. | Video

Aug 04 2018

Ding! Alibaba office app fuels backlash among some Chinese workers

BEIJING/HANGZHOU, China In the cramped former home of Jack Ma, founder of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, about thirty young engineers sit elbow-to-elbow, working to attract the next million users for DingTalk, Alibaba's workplace communication software. | Video

Aug 03 2018

China plans tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in latest trade salvo

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China proposed retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods ranging from liquefied natural gas (LNG) to some aircraft on Friday, as a senior Chinese diplomat cast doubt on prospects of talks with Washington to solve their bitter trade conflict. | Video

Aug 03 2018

China legt im Handelsstreit nach - Neue Zölle gegen USA

Washington/Peking/Berlin China lässt sich von den neuen US-Zolldrohungen gegen Produkte aus der Volksrepublik nicht einschüchtern.

Aug 03 2018

China says it wants to resolve differences with U.S. 'on equal footing'

SINGAPORE China is willing to resolve differences with the United States on an equal footing, the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Friday after meeting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but added they did not address their trade war too specifically. | Video

Aug 02 2018

China stands its ground after Trump amps up tariff threats

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China vowed on Thursday to retaliate if the United States acted on a threat to raise tariffs on the Asian nation's exports, fueling fears in financial markets that the trade war between the world's two biggest economies would escalate.

Aug 02 2018

Southeast Asia, Beijing hail milestone in South China Sea talks

SINGAPORE Southeast Asia and China have agreed on a working text to continue long drawn-out negotiations over a code of conduct in the disputed South China sea, with officials on Thursday lauding it as a "milestone" and "great progress".

Jul 18 2018

Cancer drug movie strikes nerve in China, becomes box-office hit

BEIJING A low-budget Chinese movie about a leukemia patient who turns to smuggling cheaper cancer drugs from India has struck a chord with Internet users and even the country's leaders, spotlighting national anxieties about unaffordable hospital care.

Jul 17 2018

Message in 10,000 bottles: Artist highlights water contamination in China

BEIJING Chinese artist Brother Nut can point to some success from his Beijing exhibit that used 10,000 bottles of yellowish water to raise awareness of contaminated rural ground water, although it did not go down so well with Beijing authorities. | Video

Jul 16 2018

Zollstreit bremst China kaum - IWF bangt um globalen Aufschwung

Peking/Washington Trotz des internationalen Handelsstreits hält Chinas Wirtschaft ihr Wachstumstempo hoch.

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