Feb 7, 2019
The Kyushu Economic Federation announced the launch of Kyushu International Medical Organization on Feb. 6. Medical facilities in Kyushu and Okinawa area are currently facing chall...
Feb 2, 2019
The number of non-Japanese workers in Fukuoka Prefecture as of October 2018 reached 46,273, which is the highest since the number was first recorded in 2007. According to the repor...
Jan 28, 2019
The Fukuoka Prefectural Police announced on January 21 that they counted 1,890 organized crime members and affiliates in the local area at the end of 2018. The number decreased by ...
Jan 25, 2019
The Fukuoka City Board of Education is currently reviewing designs for Fukuoka City's municipal junior high school uniforms with participation by students. In the city, 68 schools ...
Dec 5, 2018
Kumamoto City will begin officially recognizing the partnerships of LGBT couples from April 2019. According to the statement of Kumamoto City Mayor Kazufumi Onishi at a press confe...
Nov 16, 2018
Fukuoka City recently announced that the population of the city surpassed 1.58 million for the first time as of November 1, 2018 as the city has continues to experience population ...
Nov 9, 2018
Representatives from all the prefectures in Kyushu and Yamaguchi met with individuals from the business world on October to explore how to create a society that is more supportive ...
Oct 12, 2018
Fukuoka City is looking into the possibility of offering wedding vacation days and nursing leaves to LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) employees who have entered into ...
Aug 3, 2018
Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. (Kyuden) is planning to offer a 10% discount on electricity charges for the elderly during August and September. The company hopes that the initiati...
Aug 2, 2018
An advisory body to the Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare has agreed that the national minimum wage should be raised by ¥26 to ¥874 an hour. The committee grouped prefectures i...