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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

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Taiwan says China 'out of control' as it loses El Salvador to Beijing

TAIPEI/BEIJING Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly out of control" behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year.

Aug 16 2018

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

Aug 16 2018

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Aug 16 Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

Aug 14 2018

South Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, joined by protestors in Taiwan

SEOUL/TAIPEI People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark Japan's wartime use of "comfort women", a euphemism for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels.

Aug 10 2018

Qualcomm settles anti-trust case with Taiwan regulator for $93 million

TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will settle an anti-trust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million, and has also pledged to invest $700 million in Taiwan over the next five years. | Video

Jul 19 2018

Chipmaker TSMC cuts revenue outlook again on cryptocurrency gloom

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, trimmed its annual revenue and capital spending estimates on bleak demand from smartphone and cryptocurrency mining industries.

Jun 13 2018

Witness no-show as Reuters reporters mark six months in Myanmar detention

YANGON A Myanmar police investigator failed to show up at court on Tuesday to testify as a prosecution witness against two Reuters reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.

Jun 12 2018

Witness no-show as Reuters reporters mark six months in Myanmar detention

YANGON A Myanmar police investigator failed to show up at court on Tuesday to testify as a prosecution witness against two Reuters reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.

Jun 12 2018

Reuters reporters say deprived of sleep during Myanmar probe

YANGON Two Reuters reporters accused in Myanmar of possessing secret documents were subjected to sleep deprivation and asked if they were "spies" during police interrogations, their lawyers suggested during questions posed to a police witness on Monday. | Video

Jun 08 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

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