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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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21 Jul 2017

LeEco's listed company names investor Sunac's Sun chairman

HONG KONG Leshi Internet Information & Technology, embattled Chinese tech group LeEco's main listed entity, said Sun Hongbin from investor Sunac China would take over as chairman from founder Jia Yueting.

17 Jul 2017

China's Leshi elects new board as creditors protest parent LeEco

HONG KONG An extraordinary shareholder meeting for the listed unit of indebted Chinese tech group LeEco ended amid protests from creditors on Monday and without the election of a chairman to replace embattled founder Jia Yueting.

17 Jul 2017

China's Leshi votes for new board as creditors protest parent LeEco

HONG KONG, July 17 An extraordinary shareholder meeting for the listed unit of indebted Chinese tech group LeEco ended amid protest from creditors on Monday and without the election of a chairman to replace embattled founder Jia Yueting.

17 Jul 2017

Uber suspends ride-sharing services in Macau

HONG KONG Uber Technologies Inc will suspend its services in Macau from July 22 as it has not been able to unlock the full benefits of ride sharing in the gambling hub, in another blow to the firm that is fighting legal scrutiny in many Asian markets.

11 Jul 2017

Tencent's WeChat Pay seeks license for local payment services in Malaysia

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings Ltd has applied for a license in Malaysia to offer local payment services via its WeChat Pay, in what would be a first for the platform beyond mainland China and Hong Kong, the director of WeChat Pay's global operation told Reuters.

06 Jul 2017

China's LeEco founder resigns as chair of listed unit after public plea for patience

HONG KONG The founder of China's debt-laden LeEco resigned as chairman of its main listed unit on Thursday, just hours after making a public plea for patience amid a deepening financial crisis at the entertainment, electronics and electric vehicles group.

05 Jul 2017

Tencent makes smart TV push in joint venture with China's biggest TV maker

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings, China's largest social media and gaming company, agreed on Wednesday to feature its video content on the smart TVs of China's biggest television maker TCL Corp to expand its content dominance from mobile phones to living rooms.

05 Jul 2017

China's Tencent shrugs off impact of play-time limits; shares rise

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings Ltd has shrugged off concerns that a move to limit play time for some users of its top-grossing "Honour of Kings" game could hurt its bottom line, saying those targeted make up only a small portion of its overall user base. | Video

05 Jul 2017

China communist party mouthpiece slams Tencent game; shares slide

HONG KONG Chinese communist party mouthpiece People's Daily stepped up its criticism of a mobile game developed by Tencent Holdings, a day after the country's top gaming and social media firm said it is limiting play time for users of the "Honour of Kings" game.

03 Jul 2017

China's Tencent to limit play time of top-grossing game for children

HONG KONG Tencent Holdings, China's biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, said it will limit play time for some young users of "Honour of Kings", responding to complaints that children were getting addicted to the popular mobile game.

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