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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

13 Sep 2018

UPDATE 2-Sun Hung Kai Properties FY profit rises, sees challenges for HK market

* Warning of challenges comes as city braces for cooldown in housing prices (Recasts, adds contracted sales figures)

05 Sep 2018

U.S. apple farmers afraid they will be hurt by U.S.-China trade battle

NEW YORK/HONG KONG/BEIJING Apple farmers across the U.S. Northwest fear they will be the next victims of a U.S.-China trade war that left cherry growers in the same region with weak prices and having to scramble for alternative buyers because of prohibitive Chinese tariffs.

31 Aug 2018

Hong Kong home prices hit another record but seen cooling as rates rise

HONG KONG Hong Kong private home prices rose to another record in July, government data showed on Friday, but the prospect of rising interest rates was expected to cool one of the world's hottest property markets.

06 Aug 2018

Hong Kong Foreign Correspondents' Club stands firm against Chinese pressure

HONG KONG Hong Kong's Foreign Correspondents' Club resisted pressure from Chinese officials to cancel an event with an independence activist, provoking rebuke from the pro-Beijing establishment as it seeks to curb talks about independence in the city.

02 Aug 2018

Hong Kong developer CK Asset's H1 net profit rises 65 pct

HONG KONG, Aug 2 Hong Kong property developer CK Asset Holdings Ltd on Thursday reported a 65.3 percent rise in first-half net profit, thanks to steady income from newly acquired businesses and gains from commercial property sales.

31 Jul 2018

Hong Kong home prices hit another record, but could face headwinds

HONG KONG Hong Kong private home prices hit another record in June and climbed over 10 percent in 2018's first-half, government data showed, but analysts said potential interest rate hikes and trade disputes could crimp increases over the rest of the year.

21 Jul 2018

Hundreds protest over Hong Kong's move to ban separatist political party

HONG KONG Hundreds of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters on Saturday rallied against the government's attempt to ban a political party, saying it dealt the most serious threat to the city's freedom of association since its return to Chinese rule.

20 Jul 2018

Court sends former Hong Kong leader back to jail with reduced sentence

HONG KONG Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sent back to jail on Friday following the dismissal of an appeal against a conviction for misconduct in public office, but with his sentence reduced from 20 months to 12 months.

17 Jul 2018

In a first, Chinese-ruled Hong Kong moves to ban separatist group

HONG KONG Hong Kong on Tuesday kick-started a process which could lead to a ban on a group that promotes secession from China, the first time since the former British colony's return to Chinese rule in 1997 it has sought to outlaw a political organisation.

04 Jul 2018

Top Hong Kong court grants UK lesbian right to spousal visa

HONG KONG Hong Kong's top court ruled on Wednesday that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa in a landmark judgment that could open the door for expatriate same-sex partners to move to the Chinese-ruled city. | Video


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