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...
Mar 23, 2018
An exhibition of panels to raise awareness about sexual minorities and the LGBT community are on display in Fukuoka Mitsukoshi Lion Hiroba. The exhibition aims to...
Oct 4, 2017
There was an increase in the number of people from overseas setting up businesses in Fukuoka. News has come to light of a Puerto Rican native, who completed graduate studies at...