Sumiyoshi Shuhan – Hakata Station
Not far from the shinkansen gate at Hakata Station, you can enjoy a sip of sake in the morning or night at Sumiyoshi Shuhan’s standing bar.
Apr 26, 2018
Koyama Parking opened last fall and its funky interior had people doing double-takes from the get-go.
Apr 26, 2018
Forest Mark Espresso
Before opening Forest Mark in Yakuin, Yosuke Yatsuda honed his chops at a Tokyo coffee roastery known for its espresso.
Apr 26, 2018
Hydrangea Viewing Guide 2018
Beautiful hydrangea are in full bloom during rainy season in Japan. We’ve selected seven excellent spots in Fukuoka!
May 25, 2018
- Kyushu Promotional Logo Announced The Kyushu Regional Strategy Council has joined forces with local businesses and the Kyushu Governors’ Association to create a logo for promotion of the area. The seven prefectures of Kyushu met with representatives of Okinawa and Yamaguchi in Saga City on May 23 to announce that the region will be using a unified emblem for... More
- Special Regional Number Plates The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on May 22 that they will introduce a special range of regional number plates into 41 areas across the country this October. The illustrated number plates will feature a range of tourist attractions, special products, and professional sports teams that are representative of... More
- Rugby World Cup Seeking Volunteer Supporters The Rugby World Cup 2019 Organizing Committee is working with the 12 host cities to attract 10,000 volunteers. If the number of applicants exceeds expectations, a ballot may be used prior to the interview stage. Members of the public can apply via the... More
- Kyushu-Okinawa Regional Banks Record Profit Increase Out of the 21 regional banks across Kyushu and Okinawa that settled their accounts for the fiscal year ending in March 2018, a total of 13 institutions announced an increase in net profit compared to the previous year. Even though the Bank of Japan’s (BOJ) decision to lower interest rates below zero has halted the profit of core businesses, the domestic economy has held firm... More
- Rizing Zephyr Fukuoka Gains Promotion To B1 Rizing Zephyr paid a visit to Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima on May 21 following their victory in the B. League’s second division championship. The team will now advance to B1 following their play-off victory against the Akita Northern Happinets on May 19 and 20. This is the team’s second... More