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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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14 Aug 2017

FEATURE-Nervenkitzel Nordkorea - Chinas Touristen trotzen Kriegsgefahr

Dandong Ungeachtet der schrillen Kriegsdrohungen zwischen den Regierungen in Washington und Pjöngjang fühlen sich immer mehr chinesische Touristen von Nordkorea angezogen.

14 Aug 2017

North Korea factories humming with 'Made in China' clothes, traders say

DANDONG, China Chinese textile firms are increasingly using North Korean factories to take advantage of cheaper labour across the border, traders and businesses in the border city of Dandong told Reuters.

11 Aug 2017

Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea

DANDONG, China Undeterred by escalating tensions between Pyongyang and Washington rattling nerves globally, a steady stream of tourists from China each morning passes through the immigration checkpoint at the border trading hub of Dandong.

11 Aug 2017

Undaunted by tensions, Chinese tourists flock into North Korea

DANDONG, China Undeterred by escalating tensions between Pyongyang and Washington rattling nerves globally, a steady stream of tourists from China each morning passes through the immigration checkpoint at the border trading hub of Dandong.

08 Aug 2017

Exclusive: As sanctions loom, seafood trade slows on China-North Korea border

DANDONG, China A thriving trade in seafood across the Yalu River that separates China from North Korea has dramatically slowed, traders said, although there is still nearly a month to go for a United Nations deadline to tighten sanctions on Pyongyang as punishment for its missile tests.

04 Aug 2017

Death of university graduate sparks anger at Chinese pyramid scam gangs

BEIJING The death of a young Chinese university graduate who fell victim to a pyramid scheme on a job-seeking website has made national headlines and sparked an outpouring of sympathy and anger online.

01 Aug 2017

President Xi says China loves peace but won't compromise on sovereignty

BEIJING China loves peace but will never compromise on defending its sovereignty, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday while marking 90 years since the founding of the People's Liberation Army.

26 Jul 2017

In Chongqing, Bo Xilai's support endures in face of Beijing's new assault on his legacy

CHONGQING, China In this steamy metropolis of more than 30 million people on the banks of the Yangtze River, it doesn’t take much to find people who still talk in reverential terms about Bo Xilai, Chongqing’s incarcerated and disgraced former Communist Party head who was removed from office more than five years ago.

23 Jul 2017

Chinese government official sues exiled tycoon Guo for defamation

BEIJING A Chinese government housing vice-minister has lodged a $10 million defamation lawsuit against controversial billionaire Guo Wengui in New York over claims made by the exiled tycoon that she had engaged in corruption and provided sexual favors.

21 Jul 2017

Surviving Tiananmen "Gentlemen" mum on Chinese Nobel laureate's death

BEIJING Liu Xiaobo was one of the "Four Gentlemen" of Tiananmen Square, the group that staged a hunger strike in the final days of the 1989 pro-democracy protests in China and tried to hold off tanks and troops moving in to crush the student-led movement.

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