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Jul 11, 2018
A total of six fatalities were reported in Fukuoka, Saga, and Kagoshima Prefectures following the torrential downpours that hit western Japan during the first week of July. The bod...
Apr 24, 2018
Police have discovered counterfeit bills at a number of shrines around Fukuoka Prefecture. It appears that fake ¥10,000 bills have been used to purchase omamori (lucky charms) at s...
Apr 11, 2018
One person has reportedly died and five others are unaccounted for in the Yabekei Valley in Oita Prefecture following a large landslide that buried homes and roads. The landslide o...
Apr 5, 2018
Kyushu Electric Power (Kyuden) announced that the 1 cm hole found in No. 3 reactor piping system at the Genkai nuclear power plant was caused by corrosion from rain water. The dama...
Mar 28, 2018
There’s a new nightspot in Fukuoka, and it’s not on Oyafuko-dori or Nishi-dori but over in Nakasu (near the main intersection). We stopped by Otafuku for its opening on March 20. T...
Feb 8, 2018
A farm in Saga Prefecture was robbed. Police confirmed that approximately 500 Chinese cabbages (hakusai) worth ¥150,000 were stolen from...
Nov 9, 2017
The Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art main building reopened to the public on Nov. 3. The museum's main block was designed by...
Jul 28, 2017
The Itoshima City Fire Department has confirmed that there was a fire at the Takasu Recycling Center on the night of July 26. The blaze, which is said to have started at around 9pm...
Jul 21, 2017
In what is becoming an annual event, T-Joy Hakata will screen movies right through to morning this summer! The cinema will be open all night from...
Jul 18, 2017
Renowned filmmaker Hideaki Anno announced that his production company Khara will be joining forces with the media company Dwango to create an...