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...
Jul 12, 2018
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' census, which bases its figures on the Basic Resident Register, revealed that the population of Fukuoka City has risen by more ...
Apr 26, 2018
Kego Junior High School has decided to change its school uniform from the existing stand-up collar and sailor suit to a gender-neutral blazer. A review committee made up of faculty...
Apr 16, 2018
Three high-ranking employees at a fruit and vegetable wholesale company based in Fukuoka City were warned against promoting illegal employment practices. The Fukuoka Chuo Seika Gro...
Mar 30, 2018
Seven cases of bag snatching were recorded in Chuo-ku, Hakata-ku, and Sawara-ku (Fukuoka City) between 8:20 p.m. and 9:50 p.m. on March 25. All of the victims were women, two of wh...