Jun 15, 2012
International students at Kitakyushu City University have begun a home visit program. Students will visit the family they are assigned and enjoy activities together including cooki...
Jun 14, 2012
The city of Kitakyushu convened a town meeting to enable Mayor Kenji Kitahashi to explain to the citizens the policy of accepting rubble from the Tohoku area for incineration local...
Jun 7, 2012
Fukuoka Prefecture conducted its first ever nuclear power accident drill. It was based on the premise of a Fukushima-type accident occurring at the Kyushu Electric Power nuclear re...
Jun 3, 2012
According to a Fukuoka City survey, the population of Fukuoka is increasing. The current population of Fukuoka city is 1,480,000, making it the 6th most populated government ordina...
May 26, 2012
May 3, 2012
The city of Kitakyushu already has agreements for providing technological and infrastructural assistance to nine Cambodian cities for water supply and sewage systems, and they will...
Ashiya-machi in Fukuoka Prefecture will restore Saturday classes in the municipality’s three primary schools and one junior high school starting on May 12.
Apr 12, 2012
The Kyushu University Research Institute for Information Technology will acquire one of the world’s fastest supercomputers and start using it in July, it was announced.
Apr 5, 2012
Since the Tohoku disaster last year, public junior high schools in the Kinki region have been shifting the destinations of their school trips from the Kanto area to Kyushu. The inf...
Mar 23, 2012
The Fukuoka office of Teikoku Databank released the results of its survey of companies that moved their headquarters either to or away from the Kyushu/Okinawa region in 2011. While...