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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

Nov 14 2017

Japan wages seen rising 2-2.5 percent in spring, below Abe's target: Reuters poll

TOKYO Japanese wages will rise by 2.0 percent to 2.5 percent at next spring's annual negotiations, falling short of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's goal of 3 percent, economists polled by Reuters predicted.

Nov 10 2017

Japan's economy set to show seven straight growth quarters

TOKYO Japan's economy was expected have grown for a seventh straight quarter in July-September, a period of unbroken expansion last seen between 1999 and 2001, a Reuters poll found on Friday.

Oct 27 2017

Japan's factory output seen down in September, rising trend intact

TOKYO Japan's industrial production was expected to show a fall in September after solid gains the previous month, a Reuters poll found, although analysts say the trend remains upward thanks to expanding global demand.

Oct 13 2017

Economists oppose Japan PM's plan to use sales tax revenue for education: Reuters poll

TOKYO Most economists oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to redirect some revenue from a planned sales-tax increase to child care and education because it would add to Japan's massive debt burden, a Reuters poll showed.

Oct 06 2017

Japan's economy likely posted second best stretch of post-war growth: index

TOKYO Japan's economy likely posted its equal second-best stretch of uninterrupted post-war growth, a government index for August showed on Friday, a nod to strong global demand and premier Shinzo Abe's aggressive stimulus measures.

Sep 22 2017

BOJ tankan seen showing manufacturers' mood at strongest in a decade

TOKYO Japanese big manufacturers' confidence was expected to inch higher in September to hit its highest level in decade thanks to the upbeat global economy.

Sep 20 2017

South Korea says Trump's warning to North Korea 'firm and specific'

SEOUL/TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations, where he warned he would "totally destroy" North Korea if threatened, reinforced the need for Pyongyang to realize it must give up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said on Wednesday.

Sep 15 2017

UN befassen sich in Krisensitzung mit Nordkoreas Raketentest

Seoul/Tokio Der neuerliche Start einer nordkoreanischen Rakete über Japan hinweg hat weltweit für Empörung gesorgt.

Sep 13 2017

Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy: Reuters poll

TOKYO The Japanese government is widely expected to compile an extra budget for this fiscal year, despite the improving economy,

Sep 13 2017

Japan seen adopting extra budget despite solid economy: Reuters poll

TOKYO The Japanese government is widely expected to compile an extra budget for this fiscal year, despite the improving economy,

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