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...
Apr 2, 2019
Shiseido is expected to hire around 1,000 workers, most of whom will be local hires, for a new cosmetics plant it will open in Kurume City. The company plans to hire fresh technica...
Feb 6, 2019
Shiseido Japan Co., Ltd. has announced the construction of a new factory in Kurume City. The factory will be built on a 97,000-square-meter area in Kurume Ukiha Industrial Complex,...
Jul 11, 2018
Volunteers are wanted in Kurume for flood relief efforts. The team will help clean up homes of flood-affected families and institutions and are expected to work from 10 a.m. to 3 p...
Jun 8, 2018
A new multipurpose sports arena, one of the largest of its kind in Kyushu, has opened in Higashikushihara-machi, Kurume City. The Kurume Arena has a total floor space of approximat...
Mar 27, 2018
On March 22, Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd., (Nishitetsu) announced plans to build a residential-style retirement home in Kurume City. The new Suncarna Kurume will be located two ...
Feb 8, 2018
Located in Chikugo, Jojima is one of the nation's best-known sake producing areas in Kyushu. The annual opening to the public of the local sake breweries is one of the biggest...
Dec 7, 2017
A special stool that draws on the traditions of Kurume Kasuri and Okawa woodwork has been manufactured by the Shimogawa textile workshop and...
Nov 14, 2017
Day trips to Kurume are now easier thanks to the Kuru Kuru Sightseeing tickets. Priced at just ¥8,000/person for a 2-person group, ¥6,000/person for a 3-person group and ¥5,000/per...