Aug 20, 2019
The eighth edition of this contest which highlights one of the two-hundred spots in Fukuoka City has previously been awarded a townscape award. A special exhibition of...
Jul 24, 2019
On July 19, Kasuga Police Station filed charges against a male student for producing and passing on counterfeit money. The student in question allegedly used three ¥1,000 bills to ...
May 30, 2019
Fukuoka City says it has begun to encourage napping-at-work using a unique initiative. The city is collaborating with Nishikawa Co., Ltd., one of the leading producers of bedding i...
Aug 2, 2018
Kyushu University announced on July 26 plans to introduce a new scholarship that will determine if a student can receive financial compensation before they enroll at the university...
Jul 11, 2018
A total of six fatalities were reported in Fukuoka, Saga, and Kagoshima Prefectures following the torrential downpours that hit western Japan during the first week of July. The bod...
Apr 24, 2018
Police have discovered counterfeit bills at a number of shrines around Fukuoka Prefecture. It appears that fake ¥10,000 bills have been used to purchase omamori (lucky charms) at s...
Apr 11, 2018
One person has reportedly died and five others are unaccounted for in the Yabekei Valley in Oita Prefecture following a large landslide that buried homes and roads. The landslide o...
Apr 5, 2018
Kyushu Electric Power (Kyuden) announced that the 1 cm hole found in No. 3 reactor piping system at the Genkai nuclear power plant was caused by corrosion from rain water. The dama...
Mar 28, 2018
There’s a new nightspot in Fukuoka, and it’s not on Oyafuko-dori or Nishi-dori but over in Nakasu (near the main intersection). We stopped by Otafuku for its opening on March 20. T...
Feb 8, 2018
A farm in Saga Prefecture was robbed. Police confirmed that approximately 500 Chinese cabbages (hakusai) worth ¥150,000 were stolen from...