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Mar 13, 2019
Fukuoka Governor Hiroshi Ogawa announced his manifesto in for the upcoming election at a press conference on Mar. 11. Ogawa's manifesto for his third term consists of 85 items unde...
A proposal to cut the urban ropeway preparation budget from the Fukuoka City's draft budget was passed with majority approval at the city's assembly on Mar. 12. The original plan i...
Feb 18, 2019
Fukuoka City announced its draft budget for FY 2019 on Feb. 13. The total of ¥866 billion represents an increased compared to previous years, with a significant part allotted to ch...
Dec 11, 2018
Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture Hiroshi Ogawa announced his attention to run for a third term in next springs' election. Ogawa is expected to officially announce his intention durin...
Nov 19, 2018
Soichiro Takeshima has been re-elected as the mayor of Fukuoka. This will be the 44-year-old Liberal Democratic Party representative's third term in office. Mayor Takeshima defeate...
Nov 2, 2018
Mayor Soichiro Takashima announced his manifesto towards the coming up election in November. Takashima promises to include building a ropeway between the Hakata Port area and the H...
Oct 2, 2018
Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima is set to run for a third term in office. The Oita-native and former TV announcer was first elected into the role in 2010. Mayor Takashima exp...
Jan 30, 2018
The results of the Itoshima City mayoral elections were announced, with independent candidate Yuji Tsukigata re-elected for a second term after receiving 20,900 votes on...
Jul 21, 2017
Sister cities Fukuoka and Auckland concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support startups looking to expand their businesses abroad. This is Fukuoka's seventh startup r...
Nov 2, 2016
About 650 people including members of the JA Group Fukuoka gathered in Elgala Hall in Tenjin on Oct. 29 to protest against...