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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.

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26 Apr 2017

China launches first home-built aircraft carrier amid S.China Sea tension

BEIJING China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea. | Video

24 Apr 2017

Analysis: Local, global security firms in race along China's 'Silk Road'

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Global security companies and their smaller Chinese rivals are jostling for business along Beijing's modern-day "Silk Road", the grandiose plan for land and sea routes connecting the world's second largest economy with the rest of Asia and beyond.

18 Apr 2017

U.S. business group urges Washington to 'use every arrow' against China

BEIJING The United States should "use every arrow" in its quiver to ensure a level commercial playing field in China, a U.S. business lobby said on Tuesday, warning that 2017 could be the toughest year in decades for American firms in the country.

14 Apr 2017

U.S. business wary of skin-deep results from Trump-Xi trade talks

BEIJING The 100-day trade talks announced after a Sino-American presidential summit last week will aim to deal with decades of thorny trade issues, leaving some U.S. business leaders wary that the short timeline might yield superficial results.

14 Apr 2017

China warns against force as North Korea prepares celebration

BEIJING/PYONGYANG Military force cannot resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese newspaper urged the North to halt its nuclear programme in exchange for Chinese protection.

13 Apr 2017

China's Xi urges peaceful resolution of North Korea tension in call with Trump

BEIJING/WASHINGTON Chinese President Xi Jinping called for a peaceful resolution of rising tension on the Korean peninsula in a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, as a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards the region. | Video

09 Apr 2017

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese state media on Saturday cheered the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as one that showed the world that confrontation between the two powers was not inevitable.

08 Apr 2017

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Chinese state media on Saturday cheered the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as one that showed the world that confrontation between the two powers was not inevitable.

08 Apr 2017

Chinese state media cheer Xi-Trump meeting, say confrontation not inevitable

SHANGHAI/BEIJING, April 8 Chinese state media on Saturday cheered the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping as one that showed the world that confrontation between the two powers was not inevitable.

06 Apr 2017

China denounces India hosting Dalai Lama in disputed region of Arunachal Pradesh

BEIJING/TAWANG, India China said on Wednesday that India's decision to host Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on a contested stretch of land on the India-China border would cause serious damage to relations between the two countries.

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