Oct 18, 2012
The aftereffects of the heavy July rains in northern Kyushu that left 31 dead are still causing problems. The Nishinippon Shimbun reports that 795 people from 297 households are st...
Oct 13, 2012
Fukuoka City’s famous yatai street stalls are to face a strict regulation of the rules by July 2013. The updated regulations cover the following points: • If a yatai cart is in the...
Oct 11, 2012
Machizukuri Dantai, a Fukuoka City community development organization, is organizing volunteer guides to assist foreign guests in the Tenjin area for one month. Fukuoka City is exp...
Sep 27, 2012
On Sep 28, Solaria Plaza, Tenjin will hold an art event on the ground floor. 34 groups including 4 foreigners will draw, paint, photograph etc., from 10:00~20:00. E
Sep 26, 2012
Fukuoka will be abuzz for the next few months, with many international conventions and sporting events scheduled. Fukuoka City’s Convention Bureau is creating a group of 10,000 vol...
Sep 21, 2012
Sep 21 is Alzheimer’s Day a part of International Alzheimer Month. Carers and family of those living with dementia, hope to raise awareness to improve understanding within the comm...
Sep 20, 2012
The Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare reports that the number of people in Japan aged 100 or older had set a record at 51,376 this year. Three of Kyushu’s seven prefectures we...
Sep 19, 2012
Across Japan “Respect for Aged Day” was celebrated on Sep. 15 and Fukuoka Prefecture announced statistics for citizens over 100 years old. The total of centenarians was 2,337, 147...
Sep 6, 2012
The Kyushu Economic Research Center has compiled a ranking of 188 municipalities in Kyushu and Yamaguchi and Okinawa prefectures breaking down the percentage of the population on F...
Aug 30, 2012
Hello Work, an employment support service affiliated with the government, is successful in placing new college graduates in Kyushu who have otherwise been unable to find a job, the...