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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

08 Dec 2017

North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable, China urges calm

SEOUL Two U.S. B-1B heavy bombers joined large-scale combat drills over South Korea on Thursday amid warnings from North Korea that the exercises and U.S. threats have made the outbreak of war "an established fact."

24 Nov 2017

North Korea's wounded defector 'nice guy', likes CSI: surgeon

SEOUL North Korea's latest defector, a young soldier known only by his family name Oh, is a quiet, pleasant man who has nightmares about being returned to the North, his surgeon said on Thursday. | Video

24 Nov 2017

Border without doctors? South Koreans urge more funding for trauma care after defector drama

SEOUL A defector’s treatment for critical injuries suffered during a dramatic dash from North Korea has highlighted a shortage of South Korean trauma doctors and again underscored Seoul's lack of preparedness in the event of hostilities with Pyongyang. | Video

13 Nov 2017

South Korea celebrity appears in Chinese ad in subtle sign of thawing diplomatic tension

SEOUL A South Korean actress is promoting cosmetics on China's biggest online mall, in a subtle sign of easing diplomatic tension that has seen once-ubiquitous South Korean celebrities vanish from Chinese marketing campaigns.

29 Sep 2017

S.Korea's Celltrion to build plant abroad as partners fret about N.Korea

SEOUL, Sept 29 South Korean drugmaker Celltrion Inc said it was dropping a plan to build a third domestic plant after foreign business partners expressed concerns about the threat from North Korea, and would now build it overseas.

23 Sep 2017

U.S. army probes fake evacuation orders sent to U.S. military, families in South Korea

SEOUL The U.S. military said on Saturday it has opened an investigation into fake mobile phone alerts and social media messages advising U.S. military personnel and their families to evacuate the Korean Peninsula.

19 Sep 2017

Factbox: Countries which have expelled North Korean ambassadors after nuclear test

SEOUL In response to Pyongyang's nuclear test on Sept. 3, its most powerful to date, some countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals.

19 Sep 2017

Countries which have expelled North Korean ambassadors after nuclear test

SEOUL In response to Pyongyang's nuclear test on Sept. 3, its most powerful to date, some countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals.

19 Sep 2017

Factbox: Countries which have expelled North Korean ambassadors after nuclear test

SEOUL In response to Pyongyang's nuclear test on Sept. 3, its most powerful to date, some countries have announced they have expelled the North Korean ambassador accredited to their capitals.

04 Sep 2017

South Korea's Moon faces calls to alter policy on North Korea after nuclear test

SEOUL North Korea has been condemned internationally for conducting its most powerful nuclear test yet, but, across the border, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is also attracting flak for his policy of pursuing engagement with Pyongyang.

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