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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

16 Apr 2018

Top Japan finance official denies sexual harassment, says to sue publisher

TOKYO Japan's top finance bureaucrat denied on Monday a weekly magazine's allegation that he had sexually harassed female reporters and vowed to sue its publisher for defamation, his ministry said in a statement.

30 Mar 2018

Japan Display to raise $518 million as search for partners drags on

TOKYO Embattled liquid crystal display (LCD) maker Japan Display Inc said it would raise $518 million through a new share issue and an asset sale, in a stop-gap measure to shore up its finances as it struggles to find partners for a tie-up.

24 Jan 2018

Japan PM Abe to attend Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he would attend the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea next month, after reports he would not attend due to a dispute over "comfort women" forced to work in Japan's wartime military brothels. | Video

23 Dec 2017

Japan's emperor draws record birthday crowd as he prepares to abdicate

TOKYO A record crowd paid their respects to Japan's 84-year-old Emperor Akihito at Tokyo's Imperial Palace on Saturday, in his first birthday celebration since the date of his abdication was set. | Video

06 Oct 2017

"Who's Kazuo Ishiguro?" Japan asks, but celebrates Nobel author as its own

TOKYO Minutes after Japanese-born Briton Kazuo Ishiguro was announced as the winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature, Japanese took to Twitter to ask: "Who (the heck) is Kazuo Ishiguro?"

26 Jun 2017


[東京 22日 ロイター] - 日本では、虐待や非行、発達障害などの問題を抱え、親元から離れた緊急避難シェルターを必要とする子どもたちが年間2万人以上、「一時保護所」と呼ばれる児童相談所の付属施設に身を寄せている。

22 Jun 2017

Abused children find Japan’s shelters provide little comfort

TOKYO Every year, more than 20,000 abused, delinquent, developmentally challenged or otherwise troubled Japanese children needing emergency housing pass through a system of shelters.

28 Apr 2017

Shares in Takata suspended after reported bankruptcy filing plan

TOKYO Trading in shares of Japan's Takata Corp was suspended on Thursday after a newspaper report that the embattled auto parts maker was considering filing for bankruptcy protection, selling all operations to a newly created company.

27 Apr 2017

Shares in Japan's Takata suspended after report on bankruptcy plan

TOKYO Trading in Takata Corp shares was suspended on Thursday after a report that the Japanese airbag maker at the heart of the car industry's biggest-ever recall is considering a bankruptcy plan that will create a new company and ringfence its liabilities.

23 Feb 2017

Ghosn cedes Nissan CEO role to focus on alliance with Renault, Mitsubishi

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co said Carlos Ghosn will step aside as CEO after leading the company for 16 years, allowing him to concentrate on deploying his cost-cutting expertise across its alliance with Renault SA and newly added Mitsubishi Motors Corp . | Video


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