Jun 10, 2021
Outside temperature exceeded 35°C in Kurume City at around 13:30 on June 9, making for the first Extreme High Temperature (‘mousho -bi’) report for 2021 in Japan. Daytime high rose...
May 18, 2021
The national Olympic committee of Kazakhstan canceled its pre-Olympic training in Kurume City. Reflecting on the current spread of the new coronavirus, Kazakhstan athletes would he...
Apr 26, 2021
Fukuoka Prefecture expands the request for business regulations to Kurume City following a task force meeting on Apr. 22 to discuss...
Dec 8, 2020
Chikugo City-based Ikeda Kasuri Kobo debuted a ‘Ren-ai joju’ (lucky charm for love) mask in collaboration with the local Koinoki Shrine. The shinto shrine is known as the only plac...
Oct 19, 2020
Kurume City started an off-site sign language interpretation service using smartphones and other devices. Interpreters work from the city office video-chat with users while they ar...
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...