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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 01 2018

China's Ascletis closes flat on debut in HK's first float under new biotech rules

HONG KONG Chinese biotech firm Ascletis Pharma Inc saw its shares end their Hong Kong debut flat on Wednesday after rising as much as 6.4 percent, in the culmination of the city's first listing under new rules designed to attract drug developers.

Aug 01 2018

Chinese biotech Ascletis rallies in HK debut, in test of new market rules

(This version of the story corrects last paragraph to say 3SBio Inc and WuXi Biologics were HK's biggest biotech IPOs, not China Resources Pharma Group.)

Jul 26 2018

Chinese developers rush for dollar bonds, raising $2.6 billion

HONG KONG, July 26 Seven Chinese property developers have tapped Asia's dollar bond markets in the past week, raising a combined $2.6 billion, as they race to take advantage of fresh investor enthusiasm for junk-rated bonds amid signs of economic support from Beijing.

Jul 04 2018

China no longer participating in start of aviation emissions deal

MONTREAL/BRUSSELS China has cooled to a landmark deal to curb emissions from international flights, with the country no longer listed as a participant in the agreement's first phase, according to the United Nations aviation agency's website.

Jun 15 2018

UN aviation agency may include fossil fuels in emissions deal: sources

MONTREAL/BRUSSELS The U.N. aviation agency is expected to include fossil fuels in a landmark global agreement to limit aircraft emissions, a move that could encourage airlines to purchase crude over more costly biojet fuels, sources familiar with the matter said.

Jun 12 2018

Louboutin wins EU court battle over distinctive red soles

BRUSSELS Christian Louboutin's battle to protect the distinctive red soles on the shoes he designs got a boost on Tuesday when the European Union's top court said their red color was separate from the shape of the soles, which is usually not protected under EU trademark law.

Jun 06 2018

Uber jumps into Europe's crowded bike-sharing market

BERLIN Uber, the ride-hailing company which has been banned from many European cities, is about to launch its JUMP electric bicycle sharing service in Germany as it diversifies and seeks to build bridges with local authorities. | Video

Jun 06 2018

Uber jumps into European bicycle-sharing market

June 6 Ride-hailing company Uber said on Wednesday it would launch electric bicycle sharing service JUMP Bikes, which it bought last month, in Europe as it seeks to expand into other transportation modes and make peace with local authorities.

Jun 05 2018

EU states, lawmakers agree to cap price of intra-EU calls

BRUSSELS European Union governments and lawmakers have agreed to cap the price of calling from one EU country to another, seeking to score another political victory with citizens after the elimination of mobile roaming surcharges.

Jun 05 2018

EU pushes back against weakening of aviation emissions deal

BRUSSELS European countries are pushing back against any weakening of the rules underpinning a landmark global agreement to cap airline emissions at 2020 levels, especially those related to the types of aviation biofuels that can be used.

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