Sep 13, 2019
Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima visited the world's oldest woman, who lives in Fukuoka. He visited her in advance of the upcoming Respect for the Aged Day (Sep. 16) in Japan....
Aug 21, 2019
Trial rides on e-scooters will take place at Kaizuka Park between August 31 and September 7. The event will take place as a part of the Fukuoka Smart East project, which is conside...
Aug 16, 2019
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism is seeking developers for a new entertainment facility in Uminonakamichi. Proposals should include plans for the develo...
Jul 29, 2019
Kotozna, a Tokyo-based IT startup for multilingual services, has tied up with Fukuoka City to provide multilingual disaster alerts. A system to send out emergency messages using th...
Jul 24, 2019
Segway Tour is now available in English. According to the announcement by Segway Japan, Ltd. on July 11, English speaking guides are also available, reflecting an increasing demand...
May 9, 2019
A new station square opened in front of JR Kashii Station on Mar. 12. The square extends in front of a red torii-motif gate at the entrance of the station building. The design is r...
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...