Jul 1, 2014
It was revealed from the general inquiry session at a meeting of the City Assembly on June 25 that the Fukuoka City Board of Education is thinking about shortening the summer vacat...
Jun 23, 2014
AEON Kyushu, a large retail company, announced on June 19 that they will start an intermediary service for pet funeral homes and cemeteries on July 1 in Fukuoka and Oita prefecture...
Apr 25, 2014
On April 25 Fukuoka Airport opened a new worship room for Muslim persons on the 4th floor of the International Terminal. This is the second airport in Kyushu following Kagoshima Ai...
Apr 22, 2014
Paul Parrot, a British citizen who runs the “Cafe Little Britain” in Itoshima, returned a Japanese flag to the descendents of the soldier to whom it belonged 71 years after his gra...
Apr 21, 2014
JR Kyushu and various airlines released their travel forecasts for Golden Week (4/25~5 /6), which reveal the more people will likely be travelling during the four-day stretch in la...
Apr 17, 2014
According to demographic statistics released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan’s total population (including foreign residents; current as of Oct. 1, 20...
Mar 10, 2014
On March 6 Fukuoka City launched a new website “Fukuoka Facts” with the goal of informing users of Fukuoka’s charms based on data. The website aims to spread the word about how Fuk...
Mar 3, 2014
According to the Fukuoka Labor Bureau, the number of foreign workers in Fukuoka Preference (as of Oct. 31, 2013) reached 15,952, a 14.8% jump from the previous year and the highest...
Feb 24, 2014
Fukuoka City announced that it will put ashtrays back in Kego Park. The City’s maintenance section had removed the ashtrays last November due to complaints about the effect of smok...
Nov 10, 2013
Totto-chan, Tosu City’s (Saga Prefecture) popular mascot has been in the media after complaints he participated in obscene conversation during a late-night radio program. Not...