May 10, 2013
Fukuoka Prefecture reported that the there were 354 homeless persons in the prefecture as of Jan. 2013, making for the lowest number on record since surveys began in 2003. This rep...
May 2, 2013
Kurume University will open the Cancer Vaccine Center this July as part of its ongoing research into the practical application of a cancer vaccine and the development of treatment ...
May 1, 2013
Retro Komachi, a kimono rental service run by students from Seinan Jo Gakuin University, has reopened in the old Moji Customs building in Mojiko Retro Town in Kitakyushu. The shop ...
Apr 25, 2013
At a gathering held in Tokyo on Apr. 24, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso, the straight-talking politician from Fukuoka, expressed his displeasure with irresp...
Apr 22, 2013
The town of Taragi, Kumamoto has launched a project with Kumamoto University in an effort to rejuvenate the genkai shuraku (a village in which more than half of the population is o...
Apr 21, 2013
The Big Dora cafeteria at Kyushu University’s Ito Campus (Nishi-ku) has started using trays with No Ikki! (“no chugging”) stickers to raise awareness among freshmen of the dangers ...
Apr 12, 2013
On Apr. 10 the planning committee for the 8th Worldwide Convention of the Kaigai Fukuoka Kenjinkai (Overseas Fukuoka Prefecture Citizens Associations) met in Fukuoka. The worldwide...
Apr 9, 2013
The Kodomo no Mura foster home in Imazu, Nishi-ku will celebrate its third anniversary in April. The facility, which was built with donations from local residents and companies, wa...
Mar 21, 2013
Although the population of the metropolitan Fukuoka is growing, aging is also steadily progressing. This revelation came from a demographic survey released by the Development Bank ...
Mar 13, 2013
White Day began in 1978, when Fukuoka based confectioner, Ishimura Manseido Co.,Ltd, decided to dedicate a day when men can give gifts to women they received Valentine’s Day presen...