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.
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HONG KONG Hong Kong's new justice secretary on Wednesday vowed not to resign despite a scandal over unauthorised structures in her home that called into question her integrity as the Asian financial hub's top legal official.
HONG KONG A Chinese decision that part of a Hong Kong train station would be subject to Chinese law and enforcement was a blow against the city's independent legal system, the city's bar association chief said on Monday.
MANILA China's agreement to begin talks with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on the fine print of a code of conduct framework for the disputed South China Sea will help to stabilise the region, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said.
MANILA Hong Kong signed free trade and investment agreements with the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Sunday, in what one of the Chinese territory's officials called a "loud and clear" vote against rising regional trade protectionism.
WUKAN, China Surveillance cameras peer at residents from every major street corner. Informants are everywhere, villagers say. And more than a dozen villagers are languishing in prison or detention. | Video
HONG KONG Several hundred football fans in Hong Kong defied a Chinese law against disrespecting the national anthem, by jeering it at a friendly international against Bahrain on Thursday.
HONG KONG Some activists in Hong Kong say they plan to defy a Chinese law against disrespecting the national anthem, by jeering it at international football fixtures against Bahrain and Lebanon in the next few days.
HONG KONG Hong Kong will try to enact a law penalising people who boo the Chinese national anthem "as soon as possible", an official said on Wednesday, in a move that critics say undermines the Chinese-ruled city's autonomy and freedoms. | Video
SHENZHEN, China/HONG KONG Shenzhen, which has morphed from a low-cost manufacturing centre into a booming 'Chinese Silicon Valley' technology hub, is a rising threat to Hong Kong's regional domination in international air travel.
GUANGZHOU, China Chinese exporters at the country's biggest trade fair are more optimistic about global demand now than six months ago but Beijing's crackdown on pollution is ramping up costs and product prices, hurting smaller factories and foreign buyers.
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