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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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2:09pm IST

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

1:37pm IST

Taiwan bakery chain disappears from major Chinese food apps amid Tsai visit row

SHANGHAI/TAIPEI, Aug 16 Chinese food delivery platforms Meituan-Dianping and Ele.me have taken down listings for Taiwan's 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Cafe, checks on their apps showed, amid boycott calls from social media users who said the chain supported Taiwan independence.

14 Aug 2018

South Korea commemorates women forced into Japanese wartime brothels

SEOUL/TAIPEI South Korea marked its first "memorial day" on Tuesday for girls and women forced to work in Japan's wartime brothels, with both of the U.S. allies expressing concern that the emotionally charged issue could undermine their relations. | Video

10 Aug 2018

Qualcomm settles anti-trust case with Taiwan regulator for $93 million

TAIPEI/SAN FRANCISCO Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will settle an anti-trust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million, and has also pledged to invest $700 million in Taiwan over the next five years. | Video

19 Jul 2018

Chipmaker TSMC cuts revenue outlook again on cryptocurrency gloom

TAIPEI Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, trimmed its annual revenue and capital spending estimates on bleak demand from smartphone and cryptocurrency mining industries.

13 Jun 2018

Witness no-show as Reuters reporters mark six months in Myanmar detention

YANGON A Myanmar police investigator failed to show up at court on Tuesday to testify as a prosecution witness against two Reuters reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.

13 Jun 2018

Witness no-show as Reuters reporters mark six months in Myanmar detention

YANGON A Myanmar police investigator failed to show up at court on Tuesday to testify as a prosecution witness against two Reuters reporters who were arrested in December and accused of possessing secret government papers.

12 Jun 2018

Reuters reporters say deprived of sleep during Myanmar probe

YANGON Two Reuters reporters accused in Myanmar of possessing secret documents were subjected to sleep deprivation and asked if they were "spies" during police interrogations, their lawyers suggested during questions posed to a police witness on Monday.

09 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using it to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after the social media giant barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

08 Jun 2018

Myanmar hardline monks vow to stay on Facebook despite ban

YANGON, June 8 Myanmar's hardline monks will dodge bans on Facebook and keep using the social media giant to "tell the truth", they said on Friday, after it barred several Buddhist nationalists for hate messages targeting Rohingya Muslims.

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