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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

15 Dec 2017

Beijing evictions leave migrant workers in limbo as winter deepens

BEIJING Winter is bringing a frigid existence and an uncertain future for migrant workers in Beijing deprived of electricity and heating as they resist a month-long campaign to evict them from the city's urban villages. | Video

15 Dec 2017

South Korea's Moon tries K-Pop and TV stars in China charm offensive

BEIJING/SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in will unveil an array of TV talent and K-Pop celebrities at events, including a state dinner, in China on Thursday as he attempts to smooth out a year of difficult diplomacy with a star-laden charm offensive. | Video

13 Dec 2017

Latest fire in Chinese capital kills five despite safety blitz

BEIJING A fire in a southern neighbourhood of Beijing early on Wednesday killed five people, the Chinese government said, just weeks after another deadly blaze in the city prompted a crackdown against migrant workers sparking widespread anger.

08 Dec 2017

E-sports to chocolates: Chinese cities rush into risky specialization

ZHONGXIAN/YIXING, China The first plan was for an "eco-city" that would help pull Zhongxian, a remote city on the hilly banks of the Yangtze River in southwest China, out of poverty. | Video

10 Nov 2017

Indo-Pacific? Not from where China is sitting...

BEIJING/NEW DELHI As U.S. President Donald Trump and some of America's democratic allies talk up a vision of "Indo-Pacific" cooperation, China is determined to ensure that the future belongs to "Asia".

09 Nov 2017

In Beijing, Trump presses China on North Korea and trade

BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump pressed China to do more to rein in North Korea on Thursday and said bilateral trade had been unfair to the United States, but praised President Xi Jinping's pledge that China would be more open to foreign firms. | Video

09 Nov 2017

Trump heaps praise on 'very special' Xi in China visit

BEIJING If Chinese President Xi Jinping was trying to impress U.S. President Donald Trump with lavish treatment during his visit to Beijing, it appears to have worked.

09 Nov 2017

Trump heaps praise on 'very special' Xi in China visit

BEIJING If Chinese President Xi Jinping was trying to impress U.S. President Donald Trump with lavish treatment during his visit to Beijing, it appears to have worked.

09 Nov 2017

Trump heaps praise on 'very special' Xi in China visit

BEIJING If Chinese President Xi Jinping was trying to impress U.S. President Donald Trump with lavish treatment during his visit to Beijing, it appears to have worked.

09 Nov 2017

Trump to talk North Korea, trade with Chinese leader Xi

BEIJING, Nov 9 North Korea and trade will likely top the agenda when U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping sit down for formal talks on Thursday, a day after Trump warned Pyongyang of the grave danger of developing nuclear weapons.

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