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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

09 Feb 2018

U.S., Israeli drone makers keep wary eye on rising Chinese

SINGAPORE Cheaper Chinese military drones are chipping away at U.S. and Israeli domination of the industry, fuelling a new race as companies predict a rise in demand especially in regions such as Asia. | Video

09 Feb 2018

Airlines, flight schools try to lure pilots with cheaper - or free - training

SINGAPORE In 2014, Danny Perna found himself caught up in the global shortage of pilots that has vexed airlines from China to the United States.

09 Feb 2018

Airlines, flight schools try to lure pilots with cheaper - or free - training

SINGAPORE In 2014, Danny Perna found himself caught up in the global shortage of pilots that has vexed airlines from China to the United States.

08 Feb 2018

Insight: China tries to charm tech-savvy Taiwanese youth as political ties fray

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI A start-up incubator on the outskirts of Shanghai is laying out sweeteners for budding entrepreneurs: Free office space, subsidised housing rent, tax breaks and in some cases, cash of up to 200,000 yuan ($31,211.47). | Video

07 Feb 2018

ATR sells four turboprop aircraft to Bangkok Airways for over $100 million

SINGAPORE Turboprop maker ATR said on Wednesday it had signed a deal worth more than $100 million to sell 4 ATR 72-600s to Bangkok Airways, in the first commercial aircraft deal agreed at the Singapore Airshow.

06 Feb 2018

Mitsubishi Aircraft sees more orders for jet, shrugs off cancellation

SINGAPORE Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp forecast more orders for its regional jet this year due to a cyclical upturn in the market, shrugging off the impact of last month's cancellation of an order for the long-delayed commercial aircraft.

06 Feb 2018

HondaJet's China certification could happen as early as end-2018 - CEO

SINGAPORE HondaJet is hopeful its jet will receive certification in China by the end of 2018, faster than earlier forecast, the CEO of the aircraft unit of Honda Motor Co said on Tuesday.

06 Feb 2018

China's COMAC says first delivery of C919 jet planned for 2021

SINGAPORE The Commercial Aircraft Corp of China Ltd(COMAC) on Tuesday said it was aiming to make the first delivery of its C919 single-aisle jet in 2021, despite delays in flight testing.

05 Feb 2018

China's Okay Airways seeking investment from foreign airlines

SINGAPORE China's Okay Airways is inviting foreign airlines to take a stake in the privately owned carrier as it prepares for a possible stock market listing in mainland China between 2020 and 2021, the company's president said on Monday.

31 Jan 2018

China-based co-working operator naked Hub eyes 200 locations by 2020

SHANGHAI China-based co-working space startup naked Hub has purchased a majority stake in a smaller Australian peer and is in talks to expand to five more Asian countries as part of its plans to grow to at least 200 locations by 2020, its chief executive said.

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