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...
Apr 23, 2020
Fukuoka Prefecture announced 21 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections on Apr. 22, including a suspected cluster at a nightclub in Kurume City. The nightclub continued to oper...
Mar 24, 2020
Morisaki, a Kurume-based manufacturer of industrial cutter dies, is giving away dies that can be used to cut fabric to make masks. As a contribution to...
Mar 13, 2020
As mask shortages continue amid COVID-19 expansion, a local textile maker has come up with a creative response to the challenge. Rooring Factory Shop, which produces clothes and ot...
Jan 23, 2020
World-famous high-end fashion brand Fendi has collaborated with Moonstar, the Kurume-based...
Dec 13, 2019
A Kurume-based female rugby team Nanairo Prism Fukuoka established on December 10. Managed by local organization Nanairo Lab, the team will actively work on promoting the popularit...
Oct 24, 2019
Kurume Institute of Technology is developing an AI-based interactive wheelchair. The robotic wheelchair named Partner Mobility travels automatically while communicating with...
Oct 16, 2019
Kimono producer Yoshimasa Takakura, visited Fukuoka Governor Hiroshi Ogawa on October 4 to show a Guam-themed kimono made of Kurume...
Jul 11, 2019
Bottles of Beniotome featuring a manga illustration on its label are selling well. Beniotome Shuzo Co., Ltd, a traditional shochu distillery in Kurume City, first shipped out its e...
Jul 3, 2019
Kurume University Hospital has developed a new AI-based screening procedure for colorectal cancer. The medical software, introduced in the Kyushu area on June 18, is known as “Endo...