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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

Mar 16 2018

China Unicom aims to reap rewards from ties to new shareholders

HONG KONG Telecoms group China Unicom plans to lean on some of China's biggest technology and financial firms who have recently become its shareholders to drive compounded annual pre-tax profit growth of 68.7 percent through 2020 at its Shanghai-listed unit.

Mar 16 2018

Leshi shares plunge after 'white knight' chairman resigns

HONG KONG Shares in Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing slumped 10 percent on Friday after its chairman resigned, fanning fears he would no longer play a white knight role for the embattled firm.

Mar 15 2018

Shares in China's Leshi tumble after "white knight" chairman resigns

HONG KONG, March 16 Shares in Leshi Internet Information & Technology Corp Beijing slumped by their daily limit of 10 percent on Friday after its chairman resigned, fanning fears he would no longer play a white knight role for the embattled firm.

Feb 23 2018

Tencent, JD.com buy stakes in Chinese retail chain

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings and JD.com will pay $140 million and $117 million respectively for minority stakes in a Chinese retail chain as China's tech giants extend their battles in the retail space.

Feb 23 2018

China's Huawei set to lead global charge to 5G networks

FRANKFURT/HONG KONG China's Huawei is forging closer commercial ties with big telecom operators across Europe and Asia, putting the company in prime position to lead the global race for next-generation 5G networks despite U.S. allegations it poses a security threat.

Feb 04 2018

China's Leshi says $890 million of debts due this year, shares drop 10 percent

HONG KONG China's Leshi Internet said about 5.62 billion yuan ($890 million) of its debts would be due by the end of this year, or almost two-thirds of the company's total loans and liabilities, sending its shares down for a ninth day.

Feb 02 2018

China's Xiaomi back to top five vendor as global smartphone market shrinks

HONG KONG Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has climbed back into the global top five vendors list as the global market shrunk annually, even if only by a fraction, for the first time in 2017, according to a leading industry tracker.

Feb 01 2018

Lenovo to miss mobile turnaround target, posts third quarter net loss

HONG KONG Personal computer maker Lenovo Group said it would miss a target to turnaround its mobile business by March, after earlier posting a quarterly loss due to a one-off charge linked to tax reforms in the United States.

Jan 31 2018

China's ZTE Corp to raise $2 billion in share placement for 5G plans

HONG KONG Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp said on Wednesday said it planned to raise 13 billion yuan ($2.1 billion) via a private placement to support 5G mobile network technology development.

Jan 31 2018

Tencent forms electronic dance music label with Sony

HONG KONG Tencent Music Entertainment Group, the music arm of Tencent Holdings, on Wednesday announced with Sony Music Entertainment that they are forming a new music label, marking Tencent's first move into having its own music label.


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