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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

16 Aug 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.

16 Aug 2018

UPDATE 1-Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

* Taiwan bakery chain embroiled in row over presidential visit

16 Aug 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.

14 Aug 2018

South Korea commemorates women forced into Japanese wartime brothels

SEOUL/TAIPEI South Korea marked its first "memorial day" on Tuesday for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels, with both of the U.S. allies expressing concern that the emotionally charged issue could undermine their relations.

10 Aug 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

19 Jul 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.

14 Jun 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.

13 Jun 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.

12 Jun 2018

Reuters reporters say deprived of sleep during Myanmar probe

YANGON (This June 11 story has been refiled to fix typo in paragraph three.) | Video

11 Jun 2018

Myanmar defence lawyers say documents from Reuters reporters' phones 'not secret'

YANGON Documents Myanmar police say they found on the mobile phones of two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were not confidential, defence lawyers said on Tuesday, because the information was publicly available before they were arrested.

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