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David Stanway

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

Sep 17 2018

China to speed up efforts to cut solar, wind subsidies: draft guidelines

SHANGHAI China will speed up efforts to ensure its wind and solar power sectors can compete without subsidies and achieve "grid price parity" with traditional energy sources like coal, according to new draft guidelines issued by the energy regulator.

Aug 30 2018

Dam nation: Big state projects spared in China's hydro crackdown

LESHAN, China In a mountain village in southwest China's Sichuan province, authorities have demolished seven small dam projects this year along a river to clear illegal developments in a new nature reserve.

Aug 15 2018

China's solar giant GCL to make electric car move in new 'eco-town'

JURONG, China China's leading solar equipment manufacturer GCL is planning a move into the electric vehicle sector, aiming to make use of its expertise in energy to gain a vital competitive advantage in an increasingly crowded industry, executives said.

Aug 15 2018

China says U.S. solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China's commerce ministry said a U.S. decision to subsidize renewable energy firms and impose tariffs on imported products has seriously distorted the global market and harmed China's interests, firing the latest shot in a broader trade conflict. | Video

Aug 10 2018

China paper rebuts trade war criticism, says 'an elephant can't hide'

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's top newspaper rebutted growing criticism in government circles that Beijing should have taken a lower profile to head off its trade war with the United States, saying on Friday that, like an elephant, China cannot hide its size and strength. | Video

Jul 30 2018

China tells medical institutions to stop using Huahai heart drug

SHANGHAI China's health regulator has ordered local medical institutions to stop using a heart drug from Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, in a directive that comes just days after another case of a tainted medical product.

Jul 11 2018

After Tesla deal, Shanghai to speed up cancellation of foreign ownership limits

SHANGHAI Shanghai will accelerate efforts to cancel restrictions on foreign investment in the auto manufacturing sector, a government official said on Wednesday, a day after Tesla said it would build a wholly owned auto plant in the city.

Jul 02 2018

China carbon emissions in retreat after 'structural break' in economy: study

SHANGHAI China's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell from 2014 to 2016 and might already have peaked, according to a study published on Monday, with structural economic changes allowing Beijing to meet targets earlier than expected.

Jul 02 2018

China completes trial of 21 over scandal-hit Fanya exchange

SHANGHAI A court in China's southwestern city of Kunming has completed a two-day trial of officials connected with the scandal-hit Fanya Nonferrous Metals Exchange, which collapsed in 2015 owing investors more than 40 billion yuan ($6.03 billion).


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