Nov 8, 2013
The Japan Muscular Dystrophy Association will open its first clinic in early December in Nakagawa Town. According to the Association, it is extremely rare for an association of pat...
Oct 2, 2013
Is Fukuoka an easy city to get around? How would you rank it? How can it be improved? Please help us understand foreigners’ perspectives of Urban Mobility in Fukuoka by answering s...
Sep 17, 2013
Only three spots and one day left to enter this year’s "Gaikokujin Star Tanjo" on Oct. 5, Sat. What are you waiting for? Take to the stage at this live talent contest and you could...
Sep 5, 2013
With the announcement of the minimum wage by the Miyazaki Prefecture Labor Bureau’s Regional Minimum Wage Council on Sept. 3, minimum wages for all seven of Kyushu’s prefectures ha...
Sep 3, 2013
Fukuoka City’s Yatai Ordinance goes into effect on Sept. 1. The new law sets forth rules for the size of food stalls, among other things, and allows the City to revoke the permits ...
Aug 27, 2013
“If we can go one year without a drunk driving accident, this site will disappear.” So beckons a Facebook page that lists the number of consecutive days without a drunk driving acc...
Aug 22, 2013
As the extreme heat continues, business is booming at some outdoor facilities, provided they have a pool. The number of visitors to Sasebo-based theme park Huis Ten Bosch continues...
Jul 11, 2013
Naoki Goto, a 38-year old coffee shop owner from Onojo City won the grand prize at the World Coffee Roasting Championship held in Nice, France June 26~28. On the first day of the c...
Jun 28, 2013
In a standing committee of the Fukuoka City Assembly, Fukuoka City announced plans to build a new mid-sized convention center in and attract a hotel to the Hakata Waterfront. City ...
Jun 26, 2013
On June 30 long-time Fukuoka resident Cecil Burton will open "The CEE BEE Center" a new facility providing help and therapy for children with developmental disorder and learning di...