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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 06 2017

SoftBank's Son says Sprint can grow on its own but merger door still open

TOKYO Sprint Corp can grow on its own but will still consider a merger if it can get management control, the CEO of the U.S. wireless operator's parent SoftBank Group Corp said, days after a move to combine with T-Mobile US Inc ended.

Oct 30 2017

Japan Inc.'s safety failures point to deeper malaise

TOKYO A series of safety scandals at Japanese companies have put the country's lionized factory floor under scrutiny as manufacturers struggle with increased pressure on costs, stricter enforcement of standards and growing competition.

Oct 29 2017

Japan Inc.'s safety failures point to deeper malaise

TOKYO A series of safety scandals at Japanese companies have put the country's lionized factory floor under scrutiny as manufacturers struggle with increased pressure on costs, stricter enforcement of standards and growing competition.

Oct 24 2017

Kobe Steel plant that supplied plane components being checked

TOKYO Japanese authorities are conducting safety checks at a Kobe Steel Ltd aluminum plant that supplied components for a domestically built aircraft and seeking to inspect other plants owned by the embattled company.

Oct 16 2017

ANALYSE-"Made-in-Japan" nicht erst seit Skandal bei Kobe Steel angekratzt

Tokio "Made-in-Japan" - das galt in der Industrie lange als Gütesiegel für Qualität und Zuverlässigkeit.

Oct 16 2017

Kobe Steel scandal latest to expose 'Made-in-Japan' fault-lines

TOKYO Under the once-vaunted "keiretsu" system of close, trust-based ties between manufacturers and suppliers, "Made-in-Japan" became a byword for industrial quality and reliability.

Oct 10 2017

Kobe Steel's data-fabrication stuns Japanese manufacturers

TOKYO Japan's government sought on Tuesday to contain the fallout from the disclosure by the nation’s third-biggest steel maker, Kobe Steel Ltd , that it had fabricated data on components used in cars, aircraft and space rockets, sending shock waves through the Japanese manufacturing sector.

Oct 03 2017

Japanese companies struggle to hire, retain staff as labor shortage worsens

TOKYO Companies in Japan's service industries are struggling to hire and retain staff as the labor market becomes the tightest in decades, and are increasingly taking unorthodox steps to alleviate the shortage. | Video

Sep 29 2017

Two Japan sushi chains plan merger as they take aim at overseas markets

TOKYO Two of Japan's biggest conveyor-belt sushi restaurant chains said on Friday they were joining forces, seeking to take advantage of sushi's growing popularity to expand overseas as their home market matures.

Sep 27 2017

Western Digital to seek injunction to block Toshiba's $18 bln chip unit sale

TOKYO Western Digital Corp said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba Corp's prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner.

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