Sep 3, 2020
Catholic Church Archdiocese of Nagasaki announced that a priest misappropriated approximately ¥250 million of its funds in 2013. In his fifties, the priest was in charge of account...
Aug 25, 2020
The education committee for Saikai City in Nagasaki Prefecture announced a discovery of fossilized bones of an extinct species of cormorant. The bones of flightless cormorants (cop...
Aug 12, 2020
The Sasebo-based theme park, Huis Ten Bosch, launched a social-distancing campaign, using sun umbrellas. While women regularly use sun umbrellas for protection from the summer heat...
Aug 8, 2020
Marutai Co., Ltd., a Fukuoka-based noodle maker, announced plans to build a new factory in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture. The company will invest ¥4.3 billion to construct a 7,300 ...
Aug 7, 2020
On August 1, a new electric-assisted bicycle rental service was launched in Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture. Operated by Unzen Mirai Kataru Inc., the project offers five Taiwanese-made,...
Jun 22, 2020
A historical road connecting eight cities between Nagasaki and Kitakyushu became recognized as a Japan Heritage on June 19. The 228-kilometer route is called Nagasaki Kaido, or ‘Su...
Apr 30, 2020
Kyudenko Corporation is collaborating with Kyocera Corporation (Kyoto) and four other companies to fund the development of a mega-solar plant in Nagasaki Prefecture. The group anno...
Apr 28, 2020
More than a week has passed since the first COVID-19 infection was confirmed on the Costa Atlantica, a cruise ship docked in Nagasaki Port without a scheduled departure date. Two o...
Apr 27, 2020
The medical association of Nagasaki Prefecture announced a state of emergency on April 23. The prefecture currently faces escalating expansion of COVID-19 infection involving the c...
Apr 16, 2020
The traditional festival of Nagasaki Kunchi will cancel its dedication dance. The performance during Kunchi shinto festival is one of Japan's Intangible Folk Cultural Properties. R...