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Jul 11, 2018
Volunteers are wanted in Kurume for flood relief efforts. The team will help clean up homes of flood-affected families and institutions and are expected to work from 10 a.m. to 3 p...
Jun 8, 2018
A new multipurpose sports arena, one of the largest of its kind in Kyushu, has opened in Higashikushihara-machi, Kurume City. The Kurume Arena has a total floor space of approximat...
Mar 27, 2018
On March 22, Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd., (Nishitetsu) announced plans to build a residential-style retirement home in Kurume City. The new Suncarna Kurume will be located two ...
Feb 8, 2018
Located in Chikugo, Jojima is one of the nation's best-known sake producing areas in Kyushu. The annual opening to the public of the local sake breweries is one of the biggest...
Dec 7, 2017
A special stool that draws on the traditions of Kurume Kasuri and Okawa woodwork has been manufactured by the Shimogawa textile workshop and...
Nov 14, 2017
Day trips to Kurume are now easier thanks to the Kuru Kuru Sightseeing tickets. Priced at just ¥8,000/person for a 2-person group, ¥6,000/person for a 3-person group and ¥5,000/per...
Aug 28, 2017
It was announced that the Kenyan track and field team will hold their pre-Olympics training camp in Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture. The camp will operate from mid to late July 202...
Aug 18, 2017
The Kurume Institute of Technology have developed a voice-operated wheelchair with an automated driving system. A subsidiary of Zenrin and Whill, a venture company specializing in....