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May 17, 2023 Local News
Honda Hits 20 Million Motorcycle Milestone in Kumamoto
Honda announced on the 16th that it has reached a milestone of 20 million motorcycles produced at its Kumamoto factory in Ozu Town...
Apr 25, 2023 Local News
Kumamoto Welcomes OMO5 Hotel by Hoshino Resorts
Hoshino Resorts (Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture) will open a new urban hotel, "OMO5 Kumamoto by Hoshino Resorts," in the heart of Kumamoto City on April 25. The hotel is located on t...
Apr 4, 2023 Local News
TSMC Subsidiary Welcomes 125 New Employees in Kumamoto
JASM, a subsidiary of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), held its first-ever entrance ceremony in Kumamoto City for 125 new employees graduating from universities a...
Mar 15, 2023 Local News
Kumamoto’s Semiconductor Talent Boom
Companies in Kumamoto Prefecture are increasingly investing in workforce development for the semiconductor industry due to a growing sense of urgency over labor shortages. Aska Ind...
Feb 28, 2023 Local News
World Masters Aquatics Championships Returns to Japan After 4 Years
The "World Aquatics Masters Championships Kyushu 2023," a biennial event, has been scheduled to take place from August 2 (Wed) to August 11 (Fri), 2023. The event will be jointly h...
Feb 7, 2023 Local News
Kumamoto Company President Accused of Food Labeling Violation
The President of a seafood company in Arao City, Kumamoto, was arrested by the police in Fukuoka on suspicion of violating the Food Labeling Law. The arrest was made on the suspici...
Dec 14, 2022 Local News
Apple CEO Tim Cook Visits Kumamoto
Sony Group announced on December 13 that Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., visited Sony's factory in Kumamoto Prefecture on the same day during his visit to Japan. Sony Group is Apple's...
Dec 11, 2022 Local News
Aso Selected For National Farm Stay Promotion Project
Aso City in Kumamoto is one of the four destinations that recently joined the national government’s farm stay promotion program. The ‘Savor Japan’ program invites inbound tourists ...
Dec 11, 2022 Local News
International Flights Resume at Other Kyushu Airports
International passenger flights are returning to Kyushu-based airports. T’way Air’s Kumamoto-Incheon route is slated to resume on Jan. 5, 2023;
Dec 9, 2022 Local News
Kumamoto Castle Restoration Delayed 15 Years
On December 7, the Kumamoto Castle General Office and others held the second meeting of a committee of outside experts to review the basic restoration plan for Kumamoto Castle...