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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

19 Oct 2017

With tears and song, China welcomes Xi as great, wise leader

BEIJING Chinese officials on Thursday heaped praise on President Xi Jinping's political ideology, unveiled a day earlier at a key Communist Party Congress, a sign that it could be enshrined in the party's constitution and further cement his power.

18 Oct 2017

China's Xi lays out vision for 'new era' led by 'still stronger' Communist Party

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday laid out a confident vision for a more prosperous nation and its role in the world, stressing the importance of wiping out corruption and curbing industrial overcapacity, income inequality and pollution. | Video

18 Oct 2017

Xi verspricht auf Parteitag neue Ära des Sozialismus in China

Peking Mit der Vision einer "neuen Ära" des chinesischen Sozialismus unter Führung einer noch stärkeren Kommunistischen Partei hat Präsident Xi Jinping am Mittwoch den alle fünf Jahre stattfindenden Parteikongress eröffnet.

17 Oct 2017

China's Xi set to codify legal clout, anti-graft campaign at congress

BEIJING China's Communist Party once shunned the rule of law, preferring to rely on what Chairman Mao Zedong called "rule of man" – essentially using the authority of party leaders to govern.

13 Oct 2017

Xi propaganda kicks into overdrive ahead of China Communist Party congress

BEIJING Inside the packed exhibition hall in central Beijing is a showcase of China's recent achievements: the country's first operational aircraft carrier; a gleaming fleet of high-speed trains; happy villagers lifted from poverty. | Video

03 Oct 2017


[北京 28日 ロイター] - あざやかな青いジャケットを着たフードデリバリー配達員の運転するスクーターが、雨で滑りやすくなった路面を、混雑した交差点に突っ込み、曲がろうとしていた車に衝突。ドライバーは路面に投げ出された──。 | Video

28 Sep 2017

Leaving nothing to chance, China increases security, social control before Congress

BEIJING China is tightening security for next month's twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress, cancelling police leave in Beijing, limiting tourism to Tibet, and clamping down on the spread of political rumours.

28 Sep 2017

Speed over safety? China's food delivery industry warned over accidents

BEIJING A scooter driver in a bright blue jacket on a food delivery run dashes across a busy intersection slick with rain, hits a turning car and is hurled along the tarmac in a video posted by Chinese police warning that couriers should slow down. | Video

25 Sep 2017

U.S. hopes for 'good deliverables' during Trump's China visit

BEIJING The United States hopes there will be some "very good deliverables" when President Donald Trump visits China, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday, striking an upbeat tone amid trade tensions between the two countries.

24 Sep 2017

Ice hockey makes push to help China get its skates on

BEIJING The National Hockey League went to great lengths to win over the home crowd when the Los Angeles Kings took on the Vancouver Canucks in the first ever NHL pre-season game played in Beijing on Saturday.

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