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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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19 Jun 2018

Exclusive: China's Xiaomi cuts valuation after pulling mainland offering - sources

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters/IFR) - Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between $55 billion and $70 billion following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

15 Jun 2018

Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi picks Australia for first Western foray

SYDNEY/SHANGHAI Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, the Chinese ride-sharing company that bought the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc, will begin offering its service this month in Australia, its first foray in a Western-style country. | Video

08 Jun 2018

Ant Financial raises $14 billion in world's largest-ever single fundraising

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Ant Financial Services Group, operator of China's biggest online payment platform, on Friday said it raised around $14 billion in what market watchers called the biggest-ever single fundraising globally by a private company. | Video

05 Jun 2018

Tencent-backed Kuaishou buys rival AcFun in Chinese online video battle

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Chinese online short video start-up Kuaishou, backed by internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd , has bought animation and video platform AcFun, the acquired firm told Reuters on Tuesday, amid an intensifying battle over online content.

01 Jun 2018

Samsonite CEO makes hasty exit after short-seller attack, shares surge

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG Samsonite International SA said CEO Ramesh Tainwala had stepped down, leaving less than week after a short-seller attacked accounting practices that involved entities owned by his family and accused him of resume padding.

30 May 2018

Chinese firm to snap up German auto supplier Grammer

SHANGHAI/MUNICH Auto supplier Ningbo Jifeng Auto Parts is aiming to buy German rival Grammer in an agreed deal at a time when Chinese takeovers face increased scrutiny from German and European authorities eager to protect domestic know-how.

29 May 2018

In China's booming tech scene, women battle sexism and conservative values

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Ms Li has a day job in the marketing department of one of China's biggest tech firms. At night, she has a second career, livestreaming herself eating noodles or telling jokes in return for small donations from thousands of online viewers.

25 May 2018

Exclusive: China Inc tightens reins on debt, raises specter of slowdown

SHANGHAI/BENGALURU Debt growth for Chinese companies has slowed to the lowest rate in more than a decade, according to Reuters analysis, which could provide relief for policymakers worried about the fallout from years of loose lending practices across the economy.

22 May 2018

China slashes auto import tariffs in boost to BMW, Tesla

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China will steeply cut import tariffs for automobiles and car parts, opening up greater access to the world's largest auto market amid an easing of trade tensions with the United States.

17 May 2018

Sleepy pupils in the picture at high-tech Chinese school

BEIJING High school students in one Chinese school may want to think twice before dozing off in class. Artificially intelligent cameras with facial recognition tools will be watching.

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