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Apr 16, 2019
Nishitetsu revealed plans to build a new "tower mansion" in Fukuoka’s Island City by 2022. The forty-four story apartment will be one of the tallest condominiums in Kyushu and be N...
Mar 19, 2019
Nishitetsu and Mitsubishi Corporation has established a joint company to test an "on-demand bus" service in Island City, Fukuoka. The bus, which doesn't have a fixed schedule or ro...
Jan 24, 2019
Fukuoka City announced on Jan. 22 that a scorpion-like creature was found in the container yard on the Island City in Higashi-ku. The creature was reportedly alive when a worker of...
Nov 29, 2018
A new shopping center named Branch Fukuoka Shimobaru will open in Higashi-ku on November 30. Located in Fukuoka City's former Tobu Market site, this spot will provide community spa...
Mar 30, 2018
The Kokudo (National Highway) No. 3 Hakata Bypass has finally opened. Traffic can now pass through the 3.3 km stretch of road connecting the Shimobaru Chuo Kosaten (intersection) t...
Mar 20, 2018
Hakozakigu Shrine announced that the hugely popular Hojoya Ohajiki will be replaced later this month. A new line of the ceramic game counters called Hakozakigu Ohajiki will go on s...
Mar 13, 2018
The 16-meter tall torii gate that leads up to Hakozakigu Shrine will be demolished by the end of April. Sections of the gate, which faces National Highway 3, have started to...
Feb 15, 2018
A new supermarket that utilizes state-of-the-art technology opened in Fukuoka. The store is called Super Center Trial and is located in Island City, Higashi-ku. One of the main att...
Jan 9, 2018
Kyushu University is exploring the possibility of digitally preserving the buildings that will be demolished during the closure of their Hakozaki Campus. The university has...
Jan 5, 2018
The site of Kyushu University’s Hakozaki Campus was put forward as a location for urban regeneration. The possibility of favourable...