Sep 25, 2020
On 10/11 (Sun.) from 1pm, Kurume University will hold its second industry-academia collaboration event. This Zoom online event will be centered around the achievements of two small...
Sep 4, 2020
Kurume-based printing company Maru-shin and sake brewery Wakatakeya took home the Best of the Best award in the combination printing category at the 31st World Label Competition in...
Aug 26, 2020
Fukuoka Prefecture will conduct clinical trials for the drug development to fight COVID-19 as early as October 2021. The prefectural governor, Hiroshi Ogawa, told a press conferenc...
Aug 17, 2020
Kyushu Sangyo University established its Open Innovation Center to encourage the development of more industry-academia businesses. In a room of 300 square meters, the center hosts ...
Jul 27, 2020
A thirteen-minute online video, featuring 213 sets of kimono and obi designed using imagery of countries and regions worldwide is now online. Developed by a Tokyo-based project own...
Apr 26, 2020
On April 25, 14, more confirmed infections were found in the prefecture, including three more cases linked to the Mabini nightclub in Kurume. The new cases include a female dancer...
Apr 23, 2020
Fukuoka Prefecture announced 21 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections on Apr. 22, including a suspected cluster at a nightclub in Kurume City. The nightclub continued to oper...
Mar 30, 2020
Kurume Kasuri is a traditional textile from the Chikugo region that has been handed down over the generations. It is currently produced in Kurume City, Hirokawa Town (in Yame Distr...
Mar 24, 2020
Morisaki, a Kurume-based manufacturer of industrial cutter dies, is giving away dies that can be used to cut fabric to make masks. As a contribution to...
Mar 13, 2020
As mask shortages continue amid COVID-19 expansion, a local textile maker has come up with a creative response to the challenge. Rooring Factory Shop, which produces clothes and ot...