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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 Oct 2017

Japan vows no more deaths from overwork while building Olympic arena

TOKYO A Japanese sports official promised on Friday to work with the builder of a showpiece stadium for the 2020 Olympics to stamp out "death by overwork", a designation authorities applied last week to the suicide of a stadium worker.

10 Sep 2017

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

OSAKA, Japan Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible backlash against their community as Pyongyang ramps up its sabre-rattling.

10 Sep 2017

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

OSAKA, Japan Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible backlash against their community as Pyongyang ramps up its sabre-rattling.

10 Sep 2017

Koreans in Japan wary of tensions with North, worry about backlash

OSAKA, Japan Ethnic Koreans living in Japan are nervously watching growing tensions over North Korea and are wary of a possible backlash against their community as Pyongyang ramps up its sabre-rattling.

19 Aug 2017

Nervous Japanese hold drill in case N.Korea fires missiles over them

KOTOURA, Japan Residents of a town on the Japanese coast held evacuation drills on Saturday to prepare for any launch of North Korean missiles towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, that would fly over their homes.

03 Aug 2017

Tokyo firefighters battle blaze at world's biggest fish market

TOKYO Dozens of Tokyo firefighters were battling a blaze on Thursday at the world's largest fish market and one of the capital's most popular tourist sites, as grey smoke billowed over the city.

03 Jun 2017

Toyota-supported flying car hopes to light the Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame

TOYOTA CITY, Japan Engineers, supported by Toyota Motor Corp, demonstrated their flying car on Saturday, which they hope will be able to light up the Olympic flame for the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games.

02 May 2017

Japan wrestles over smoking ban as Olympics loom

TOKYO Tokyo risks being one of the unhealthiest Olympic Games hosts in years, as an anti-smoking law exposes deep rifts over tobacco tax revenue, personal freedom and the dangers of passive smoking, which kills thousands of Japanese each year. | Video

11 Apr 2017

A dash of bugs with that? Insect-topped noodles sell out in Tokyo

TOKYO Curious Japanese foodies queued up outside a Tokyo restaurant for a taste of a rare dish - ramen garnished with deep-fried worms and crickets. | Video

20 Feb 2017

EXCLUSIVE - Admit women or lose Tokyo Games golf, IOC tells club

SAPPORO, Japan The club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games must allow women to have full membership or organisers will have to find another venue, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice president John Coates told Reuters on Monday.

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