Nov 7, 2013
Aimed at busy working women, the “Hug Festa” (happening Tuesday 11/12 at Kego Shrine) focuses on all aspects of healthy living. Visit the many booths, which connect practices of th...
Sep 11, 2013
Canadian blogger Micaela Braithwaite was appointed as the new figurehead of Fukuoka City’s virtual district “Kawaii-ku” - she will take up the role from tomorrow Sep. 12. Fukuoka C...
Jun 26, 2013
Food & Drinks
Located in the quiet residential section of Takamiya, Bio Kitchen Minoriwo, which opened in March, occupies a refurbished 60-year old house. Minoriwo is operated by a company that ...
May 2, 2013
Amid questions over amakudari (the practice of assigning retired government officials executive positions in affiliated organizations), Fukuoka City announced that it paid around ¥...
Apr 25, 2013
At a gathering held in Tokyo on Apr. 24, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Taro Aso, the straight-talking politician from Fukuoka, expressed his displeasure with irresp...
Feb 19, 2013
Kawaii is wonderfully versatile word: not only is it a term of endearment for youngsters and small things, it can be used to refer to people and things that are lovable and soothin...
Feb 12, 2013
A home delivery service providing fresh Kyushu-grown produce to consumers in Hong Kong began in late January. The fresh “flavors of Kyushu”, which are delivered on daily flights be...
Feb 8, 2013
To help prevent of the spread of influenza and norovirus, Yano Taxi of Asakura City started operating the city’s first “disinfected taxis”—taxis equipped with disinfectant sprayers...
Jan 29, 2013
Given the rising popularity of Itoshima brand produce, Itoshima City held an event to showcase its fruits, vegetables, dairy products and seasonings at Matsuzakaya Department Store...
Dec 20, 2012
Food & Drinks
To make people’s minds and bodies happy by providing safe, healthy and, most of all, delicious food. That’s how owner Yin Yu describes why she opened Yakuzen in 2010. The menu is b...