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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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21 Apr 2018

North Korea says will stop nuclear tests, scrap test site

SEOUL North Korea said on Saturday it would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States. | Video

21 Apr 2018

South Koreans sceptical of North Korea's promises; want to see proof

SEOUL North Korea's announcement of a halt in its nuclear and missile tests was met with scepticism by many South Koreans on Saturday, highlighting political risk for the South's president as he embarks on the latest push for peace on the peninsula.

21 Apr 2018

South Koreans sceptical of North Korea's promises; want to see proof

SEOUL North Korea's announcement of a halt in its nuclear and missile tests was met with scepticism by many South Koreans on Saturday, highlighting political risk for the South's president as he embarks on the latest push for peace on the peninsula.

21 Apr 2018

South Koreans skeptical of North Korea's promises; want to see proof

SEOUL North Korea's announcement of a halt in its nuclear and missile tests was met with scepticism by many South Koreans on Saturday, highlighting political risk for the South's president as he embarks on the latest push for peace on the peninsula.

16 Apr 2018

In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

SEOUL A discotheque hidden among the back alleys of eastern Seoul is packed with hundreds of grey-haired couples on a Monday afternoon, dancing to local hits from the 1960s in a basketball court-sized hall. | Video

12 Apr 2018

Cautious Bank of Korea holds rates, cuts inflation outlook

SEOUL South Korea's central bank held interest rates steady on Thursday, with Governor Lee Ju-yeol taking a cautious stance in the face of high household debt, weak inflation and tightrope-tense trade relations between the United States and China.

01 Apr 2018

South Korea's March exports climb for 17th straight month, misses forecast

SEOUL South Korean exports grew less than expected in March, adding to worries about the outlook for global demand amid growing fears of a U.S-China trade war and a resurgence in protectionism.

30 Mar 2018

South Korea's February output unexpectedly rises on-month on demand for cars, chips

SEOUL South Korea's industrial output unexpectedly rose in February as robust overseas demand continued to boost production of memory chips and cars in a sign factory activity remained brisk.

28 Mar 2018

South Korean economy hit speed bump in fourth quarter, central bank sees 3 percent 2018 growth

SEOUL South Korea's economy marked its worst quarterly performance since 2008 in October-December as weakness in car exports and construction overshadowed strength in consumption and public spending, revised central bank data showed on Wednesday.

24 Mar 2018

South Korea says North agrees to hold summit preparation talks on March 29

SEOUL North Korea has agreed to hold high-level talks with South Korea on March 29 at the border truce village of Panmunjom to prepare for a summit of their leaders planned for April, the South said on Saturday.

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