Sep 3, 2021
A trial service between two islands in Okinawa has begun using a JR Kyushu Beetle ship. The 240-passenger jetfoil is running between Kume Island and Naha City. Currently, the vesse...
May 13, 2021
Forests of Okinawa and Kagoshima islands may finally be registered as a UNESCO World Heritage. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN,) an advisory body for UNESC...
Aug 18, 2020
On August 17, Fukuoka Prefecture announced 50 more cases of the new coronavirus infection, bringing the prefecture's cumulative total to 3,683. On the same day, the death of a COVI...
Jul 18, 2020
An increasing number of novel coronavirus-infections was reported at the U.S. military bases in Okinawa last week. Thirty-six daily cases were announced on July 15., while the cumu...
Apr 13, 2020
The Fukuoka branch of Teikoku Databank Ltd. released rankings for food service companies in Kyushu and Okinawa by sales in the fiscal year of 2018. Fukuoka City-based Plenus, which...
Mar 19, 2020
According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism, prices for commercial land in the prefectures of Kyushu and Okinawa rose significantly during 2019. Fukuo...
Jan 9, 2020
According to an announcement by the Kyushu Economic Research Center, the economy of Kyushu and...
Jul 19, 2019
According to a census conducted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, six prefectures in Kyushu recorded decreases in their populations in 2018. Prefectures which...