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Jun 1, 2023 Local News
Nishitetsu Launches Bio-Diesel Bus Trial Run
Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co. unveiled on May 31 a bus that will run on the bio-diesel fuel "Susteo" for trial operations starting June 1.There was also a fueling demonstration where b...
May 31, 2023 Local News
Job Openings in Kyushu and Okinawa Decline
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare in Japan reported a slight decrease in the job availability ratio for Kyushu and Okinawa in April...
May 18, 2023 Local News
Rise in Semiconductor and Auto Production Boosts Kyushu’s Economy
The Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry reported a 3.4% rise in the 2022 industrial production index...
May 18, 2023 Local News
Record High Rent Amid Fluctuating Vacancy in Fukuoka Offices
Major office brokerage firm Miki Shoji reports a four-month low in the office vacancy rate for Fukuoka's business district…
May 17, 2023 Local News
Honda Hits 20 Million Motorcycle Milestone in Kumamoto
Honda announced on the 16th that it has reached a milestone of 20 million motorcycles produced at its Kumamoto factory in Ozu Town...
May 12, 2023 Local News
Nishitetsu and JR Kyushu Rebound Post-Pandemic with Soaring Profits
Japanese rail companies Nishitetsu and JR Kyushu have reported substantial financial growth, signifying a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic impact. Boosted by the resumption of p...
Apr 28, 2023 Local News
Gas Prices May Decrease, Says Local Utility
Saibu Gas, a Fukuoka-based utility company, reported record-breaking annual sales and net profit for the last fiscal year. The company anticipates that household gas prices may gra...
Apr 24, 2023 Local News
Talent War Intensifies in Kyushu-Okinawa Region
Companies in Kyushu and Okinawa, Japan, are actively hiring new graduates, with hiring plans for fiscal year 2024 showing a 40% increase compared to the previous year. This marks t...
Apr 18, 2023 Local News
METI Orders Improvement for Major Utilities including Kyuden
The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) has issued business improvement orders to subsidiaries of Kyushu Electric Power, Kansai Electric Power, and...
Apr 13, 2023 Local News
Aeon Kyushu Sees Record High Net Profit
Aeon Kyushu's net profit for the fiscal year ending February 2023 reached a record high of 4.6 billion yen, a 69% increase compared to the previous year. The growth was driven by s...