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.
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TAIPEI Taiwan said on Wednesday it was investigating a massive power blackout that hit businesses and residential homes, affecting close to seven million households on the heavily industrialized island amid sweltering heat.
TAIPEI Trade-reliant Taiwan raised its 2017 economic growth outlook to a three-year high on Friday as exports improve, driven by strong global demand for smartphones and other hi-tech electronic gadgets.
TAIPEI China is the best place for expanding manufacturing and investment, the country's premier told the world's largest contract electronics maker Foxconn less than two weeks after its chief executive Terry Gou went to the White House to discuss increasing investment in the United States.
TAIPEI Taiwan reported solid first-quarter economic growth on Friday as strong global demand for components for the new iPhone and other electronic gadgets keep Asia's hi-tech factories humming.
TAIPEI Taiwan's trade surplus with the United States is significantly smaller than Washington estimates, the economics minister said, a point it hopes to press in its bid to get off the U.S. Treasury's watch list of potential currency manipulators.
TAIPEI Taiwan announced a T$882.4 billion ($29 billion) stimulus package on Thursday to boost its export-driven economy in the face of uncertainty from its two largest trading partners, the United States and China.
TAIPEI Orders for Taiwan's exports rose for a sixth straight month in January on strong global demand for hi-tech gadgets such as Apple Inc's iPhones and Chinese smartphones, bolstering the government's view that economic growth could hit a three-year high this year.
TAIPEI Taiwan's central bank trimmed interest rates for the fourth consecutive meeting on Thursday, saying fiscal stimulus and economic restructuring were also needed to revive the economy.
TAIPEI, April 14 Taiwan's efforts to negotiate trade deals will be enhanced if it gains membership to a new Beijing-backed international development bank, Taiwan's economic minister said on Tuesday.
TAIPEI, Dec 2 Taiwan's finance ministry is urging foreign investors to elect its representatives to the board of Chang Hwa Commercial Bank Ltd as it seeks to wrest control of the mid-sized lender from Taishin Financial Holding.