Jul 21, 2021
A very tall giraffe will appear on Fukuoka City’s Island City in early 2022. The mayor of the city, Soichiro Takashima, told a press conference that one of the six gantry cranes at...
Jul 9, 2021
Nishitetsu announced a program to make people’s dreams come true at their Kashiikaen amusement park before it closes on Dec. 30, 2021. Individuals, companies, and other organizatio...
May 18, 2021
Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd., Sekisui House. Ltd., and two more organizations announced the opening of a short-stay recreational base inside the Uminonakamichi area from March 2022....
Mar 29, 2021
Nishitetsu announced the discontinuation of its ¥100 bus services between Tenjin and Hakata. The inexpensive bus service for the urban routes improved mobility for...
Mar 22, 2021
The Island City Line is scheduled to open at 15:00 on March 27. The Fukuoka Expressway Route No. 6 is a 2.5-kilometer route between Kashiihama and Island City's ramps...
Nov 27, 2020
The 358, a new hotel on Island City (Higashi Ward) in Fukuoka City, opened on Nov. 25. The hotel is divided into two facilities: the family-oriented ‘Sora’ with 159 guest rooms and...
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...