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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

Jul 31 2018

Sharp's first-quarter operating profit soars 45 percent on core display unit's strength

TOKYO Sharp Corp reported on Tuesday a 45 percent rise in first-quarter operating profit, beating analysts' estimates on soaring profit at its core display business and strong sales of camera modules and sensors.

Jul 31 2018

Sharp's first-quarter operating profit soars 45 percent on core display unit's strength

TOKYO Sharp Corp reported on Tuesday a 45 percent rise in first-quarter operating profit, beating analysts' estimates on soaring profit at its core display business and strong sales of camera modules and sensors.

Jul 21 2018

Japan Inc to chase casino stakes as key law passes: industry insiders

TOKYO Japanese firms are likely to pursue stakes in the country's first casino resorts, after parliament on Friday enacted a law smoothing the way for large-scale gambling - a business expected to generate billions of dollars in revenue. | Video

Jul 19 2018

'Medical check-ups': Japan firms tap banks for advice as activists circle

TOKYO Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist investors who are targeting low valuations and cross-shareholdings in the nation.

Jul 19 2018

'Medical check-ups': Japan firms tap banks for advice as activists circle

TOKYO Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist investors who are targeting low valuations and cross-shareholdings in the nation.

Jul 07 2018

At least 49 killed, 48 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

TOKYO Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. | Video

Jul 07 2018

Japan on alert after execution of doomsday cult founder

TOKYO Japan was on alert on Saturday amid fears that the executions of the former leader and members of a doomsday cult behind the deadly Tokyo subway sarin gas attack in 1995 could spark acts of retaliation by supporters or newly formed groups.

Jul 02 2018

Nissan calls off potential $1 billion sale of battery unit to China's GSR

TOKYO Nissan Motor cancelled a potential $1 billion sale of its electric car battery unit to China's GSR Capital, and while the automaker said it still aimed to find a buyer, analysts feel it could be a hard sell as the technology was not cutting edge.

Jun 22 2018

Japan watchdog orders improvements at cryptocurrency exchanges

TOKYO Japan's financial regulator said on Friday it has ordered cryptocurrency exchanges including bitFlyer, Inc., one of the country's biggest, to make improvements to lax measures on money laundering.

May 24 2018

In corporate Japan, little movement on harassment policies: Reuters poll

TOKYO Three-quarters of Japanese companies have made no changes to sexual harassment policies over the last year and don't plan to do so, a Reuters poll found, though awareness of harassment is on the rise.

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