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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 14 2018

Tencent games revenue in focus after China blocks "Monster Hunter: World"

BEIJING/HONG KONG China's Tencent Holdings Ltd saw its stock tumble on Tuesday, wiping out around $15 billion in its market value, amid concern of a blow to its video game revenue after regulators blocked the sale of one of its blockbuster titles.

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 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 02 2018

Delivered hot: Starbucks bets on Alibaba tie-up to revive China sales

SHANGHAI Starbucks Corp is partnering with Alibaba to deliver its coffee in Chinese cities starting this fall, betting the move will revive sales growth in its second-largest market that is witnessing aggressive local competition. | Video

Aug 01 2018

China to probe e-commerce firm Pinduoduo over reports of fake goods

BEIJING Chinese regulators are investigating Pinduoduo Inc after media reports of third-party vendors selling counterfeit goods on its group-discounting marketplace, a move analysts said is likely to further batter the firm's newly listed shares.

Jul 27 2018

In China, #MeToo escalates as public figures are accused of sexual assault

BEIJING Accusations of sexual assault spread across China's social media this week as the #MeToo movement took aim at prominent activists, intellectuals and a television personality.

Jul 26 2018

Viral content: vaccine scandal tests Beijing's grip on information control

SHANGHAI/BEIJING A Chinese vaccine scandal has laid bare a new challenge Beijing faces in its long-running battle for information control: blogs and online articles by independent writers capable of unleashing a storm of public fury.

Jul 24 2018

China’s caffeine war: Fast-growing Luckin brews up a threat to Starbucks

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Qian Zhiya may be Starbucks’ worst nightmare. | Video

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.


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