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Aug 1, 2005Now Reports
The word urameshiya itself curdles the blood of many Japanese. Roughly meaning 'reproachful,' it is the lament of those who have died and become ghosts rather than finding eternal ...
Jul 1, 2005Now Reports
It's 7:20 pm, you're at work, and about to call it a day as you gaze out the window and catch the last snippet of another sunset while lamenting another perfect summer's day spent ...
"Daaamn it's hot!" you say as you look up at the sunlight pouring down on you.
They're two "wild'n'crazy" gaijin guys - and they're running amuck in Fukuoka! Pity the locals who get caught up in their zany stunts.
Jun 1, 2005Now Reports
In order to exploit a loophole in internationally ratified whaling regulations, Japan currently engages in whaling for "scientific research purposes".
by C.P. Buckley
You've finally done it. You went out and spent 20,000 yen on a bike, got your 3,000 yen helmet from Daiei and have found a good bike shop with some experienced riders that can show...
Here's Barna (foreground) doing what he can to clean up Fukuoka's streets from littered cans, one by one. He's a six-year old golden retriever, and the star student at DoLS (Dogs L...
May 1, 2005Now Reports
I thought Fukuoka wasn't supposed to have earthquakes. Tectonic growing pains were other prefecture's problems, not ours. That, of course, was until Palm Sunday's M7.0 tremor.
Although she studied art formally, Macarena's teaching style at Tiempo Iberoamericano - El Taller is very hands on. There she helps students create art they hardly dare to imagine.
When is the best time to drink tea? In Japan, it's the beverage of choice to wake up in the morning and drink after meals, or during work.