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Dec 14, 2022
Sony Group announced on December 13 that Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc., visited Sony's factory in Kumamoto Prefecture on the same day during his visit to Japan. Sony Group is Apple's...
Dec 11, 2022
Aso City in Kumamoto is one of the four destinations that recently joined the national government’s farm stay promotion program. The ‘Savor Japan’ program invites inbound tourists ...
International passenger flights are returning to Kyushu-based airports. T’way Air’s Kumamoto-Incheon route is slated to resume on Jan. 5, 2023;
Dec 9, 2022
On December 7, the Kumamoto Castle General Office and others held the second meeting of a committee of outside experts to review the basic restoration plan for Kumamoto Castle...
Aug 17, 2022
The Kumamoto-based startup, Circulife, developed a sustainable wood-made fabric. The first such project in Japan aims to establish a new culture of producing clothes from domestic ...
Aug 4, 2022
Space Aviation (Kyoto City) and Nishinippon Aircraft Service (Kikuyo Town, Kumamoto Prefecture), which operate helicopters, will jointly operate a sightseeing helicopter service ar...
Jun 29, 2022
OMO is an experiential hotel brand that proposes not only lodging but also activities to enjoy the city together with the local community, and this is the first entry into Kyushu. ...
Apr 12, 2022
The national government announced support for Kumamoto prefecture and the local clam producers with traceability issues. Reflecting on the local initiative to develop reliable trac...
Mar 25, 2022
According to Kumamoto Prefecture, annual sales of Kumamon items have continued to grow since the survey began in 2011; only 2021 saw reduced sales (¥154.6 billion) under the impact...
Mar 7, 2022
A Kumamoto-based startup company, Corntec, Inc., will soon release a free version of an AI-powered application to manage weight records of pigs on pig farms. The iPhone and iPad so...