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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

Jun 08 2018

China's ZTE apologizes after paying 'disastrous price' in U.S. sanction case

HONG KONG/SHENZHEN, China The chairman of ZTE Corp apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a supplier ban that has crippled its business. | Video

Jun 07 2018

U.S. says diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

WASHINGTON/GUANGZHOU, China The U.S. State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said. | Video

Jun 06 2018

Foxconn looks for its next act but faces risks as it diversifies

TAIPEI/SHENZHEN, China Foxconn, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer that rose to global prominence as the manufacturer of the Apple iPhone, is trying to reinvent itself as smartphone sales plateau and Apple Inc diversifies its supplier base.

Jun 01 2018

Xiaomi, bound for IPO, woos fans (and investors) at glitzy launch

SHENZHEN, China Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi [IPO-XMGP.HK], lining up for a $10 billion IPO, held a rock concert-style launch on Thursday to unveil its latest flagship smartphone and a virtual reality headset developed with Facebook Inc's Oculus. | Video

May 11 2018

Exclusive: North Korean traders offering cheap coal on hopes sanctions will ease - Chinese traders

BEIJING Some North Korean traders are offering cheap coal to Chinese buyers who are stockpiling it at ports inside the isolated country, hoping recent diplomatic moves lead to an easing of sanctions barring purchases of North Korean coal, three Chinese traders told Reuters.

May 04 2018

Trump team demands China slash U.S. trade surplus, cut tariffs

WASHINGTON/BEIJING The Trump administration has drawn a hard line in trade talks with China, demanding a $200 billion cut in the Chinese trade surplus with the United States, sharply lower tariffs and advanced technology subsidies, people familiar with the talks said on Friday. | Video

May 02 2018

Ultimate frontier market? Amid thaw, Chinese eye North Korea real estate

BEIJING Chinese property speculators are starting to bet on a rapid improvement in relations between North Korea and the rest of the world, pushing up prices in the border city of Dandong and even spurring buying interest in the world's most isolated country.

Apr 28 2018

China's Xi, India's Modi seek new relationship after summit

WUHAN, China The leaders of China and India agreed to open a new chapter in their relationship on Saturday after an informal summit, just months after a dispute over a stretch of their high-altitude Himalayan border rekindled fears of war.

Apr 27 2018

India's Modi to take boat ride with Xi on final day of China trip

WUHAN, China, April 28 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take an hour-long boat ride with his host Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday, the final day of an ice-breaking trip both are hoping will lead to better ties after a year of strains.

Apr 27 2018

India's Modi invites China's Xi for an informal summit in 2019

WUHAN, China Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Chinese President Xi Jinping to an informal summit next year as he began an ice-breaking visit to China on Friday in which the giant neighbors are seeking to re-set troubled ties. | Video


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