Apr 26, 2012
American membership warehouse merchandiser Costco’s Japanese subsidiary announced plans to open their second Kyushu store in Kitakyushu. Though the date of opening has not been det...
The governments of the seven Kyushu prefectures are sending a total of 93 employees to Iwate, Miyagi, and Fukushima, the three prefectures in the Tohoku region with the most damage...
Apr 22, 2012
Construction of a new arch-type bridge in Uminonakamichi started on April 13. The bridge, "Uminonakamichi Oohashi", is located in Island city- the artificial island in Higashi-ku.
Apr 5, 2012
Kumamoto City officially became a “government-ordinance city” on April 1, giving it some of the governmental authority of a Japanese prefecture. It is the 10th such city nationwide...
Mar 29, 2012
A Fukuoka organization for conducting trials of multimedia broadcasts, whose members include FM stations in Kyushu and Okinawa, announced it will begin trials in April in Fukuoka P...
The Morgan Stanley group, owners of the Kijima Koen Park leisure facility in Beppu, Oita Prefecture, announced their intention to sell the park and its hotel and golf course to a n...
Mar 28, 2012
Mar 23, 2012
The AKB48 Café & Shop Hakata, selling merchandise from the AKB48 and HKT48 singing groups, opened on the 20th in Fukuoka City. It is the third shop nationwide bearing the AKB48 bra...
KDDI announced it will install WiFi in nine of the 35 stations in the Fukuoka City subway system by the end of the month. NTT DoCoMo and SoftBank Mobile already have installed it ...
Mar 15, 2012