Aug 8, 2019
A new consultation center for foreigners opened on the third floor of ACROS Fukuoka on July 31. Reflecting revised immigration rules for international workers, Fukuoka Prefecture e...
Aug 7, 2019
On July 31, an advisory body to the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare has agreed on an increase for minimum wage. The committee decided that the minimum wage in the seven prefe...
Jul 19, 2019
According to a census conducted by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, six prefectures in Kyushu recorded decreases in their populations in 2018. Prefectures which...
Jul 11, 2019
An LGBT couple in Fukuoka City held a press conference on July 5 and announced plans to sue the government of Japan for violation of equal marriage rights. The men, in their twenti...
Jun 26, 2019
Nagasaki Prefecture is strengthening its efforts to attract more university and college graduates who were born in Nagasaki to work in their hometown. The number of people who move...
Jun 17, 2019
Fukuoka City will distribute a child tracking device to 85,000 elementary school students in the city beginning in the fall of 2019. Fukuoka City Mayor Soichiro Takashima announced...
Jun 12, 2019
Nippon Life Insurance Company conducted an online survey on how families spend Father's Day in Japan. The results were released on June 10, and five prefectures in Kyushu and Okina...
Jun 10, 2019
A manga (comics) to broaden understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people was included inside an Itoshima City bulletin. The latest edition of the newsletter, publ...
Jun 7, 2019
Fukuoka Prefecture launched a committee for accepting foreign human resources on June 5 to prepare for an increase of international workers. Reflecting the introduction of the new ...
Apr 24, 2019
According to a report released by Fukuoka Prefecture, the population of the prefecture as of Oct. 1, 2018 was a record 5,111,494. Fukuoka Prefecture’s population increased for the ...