May 22, 2020
As part of ongoing support for new social schemes, the Fukuoka City seeks breakthroughs in stimulating the local economy while promoting teleworking and limiting non-essential outi...
May 21, 2020
According to the city’s calculation based on the national census results, Fukuoka’s population grew to 1,601,755 as of May 1, 2020. The population of the city, which was initially ...
May 15, 2020
On May 11, Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd. (Nishitetsu) began providing details about levels of congestion on the busses they operate in central Fukuoka. The company will split the...
May 1, 2020
The state of emergency in Fukuoka Prefecture began over three weeks ago, and it will likely be extended. How are you doing? With this survey, Fukuoka Now is surveying the experienc...
Apr 16, 2020
According to a report by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the population in Kyushu and Okinawa as of October 2019 was 14.25 million, a decline of 0.38% compared...
Apr 9, 2020
A foreign resident (Vietnamese national) in Chikushino City was stabbed on April 7. The man was shortly transferred to a hospital after a local resident reported to the police at a...
Apr 7, 2020
The number of ventillators currently available for COVID-19 care in Fukuoka Prefecture is 301. That is 87 less the predicted number of patients with severe symptoms at the expected...
Apr 4, 2020
The shortage of hospital beds in Fukuoka to treat COVID-19 patients has become a matter of urgency. While the prefectural capacity remains as 66 beds at 12 medical institutions, th...
Apr 3, 2020
The Fukuoka City Board of Education announced on April 2 that the start of the new school semester will be delayed. The board agreed that April 6 and 7 were not feasible start date...
Apr 1, 2020
The Mayor of Fukuoka City, Soichiro Takashima, has urged residents to refrain from unnecessary trips overseas or to the Kanto and Kansai regions. The announcement follows news that...