Monthly Topical News

Introducing activities, business, upcoming events between Fukuoka and North America.

404, 2017

FCOCA will exhibit Fukuoka products at Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

FCOCA will exhibit some Fukuoka products such as Food, Sake, Traditional Crafts and other at the Cherry Blossom Festival in SF Japantown. […]

3003, 2017

Astro Japan Pays $15M For New Hotel In Fukuoka

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Law360
Astro Japan Property Group Ltd. on Thursday said it has bought a 117-room newly constructed hotel designed for business t […]

2903, 2017

ONOC to hear proposal on potential Tokyo 2020 training camps in Fukuoka

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.insidethegames.biz
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) members will hear a proposal which could see them use training […]

2803, 2017

Japan’s Startup Founders Are Flocking to This Seaside City in Japan

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Bloomberg Technology
Fukuoka is the fastest-growing city in Japan outside the capital region, and it is cutting taxes and visa r […]

2803, 2017

Delightful food and traditional culture. Enjoy Fukuoka, enjoy Chikugo!

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Located in the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, Chikugo area, is an area of attention right now. Chikugo Area Tourist Infor […]

2203, 2017

TOTO USA Launches Experiential Showroom Concept 190 in San Francisco

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

TOTO USA unveils Concept 190 in San Francisco, the first experiential WASHLET studio in the world. Concept 190 will hold regularly schedu […]

802, 2017

Job finding website for foreign exchange students and Kyushu based companies opens!

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

“Work in Kyushu” is supporting for overseas students who are studying in Kyushu area. You can find lots of recruiting information which i […]

2211, 2016

Oakland: Applications sought for Japanese student exchange program

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Source: eastbaytimes.com
OAKLAND — The Oakland Fukuoka Sister City Association is accepting applications for the 47th annual Oakland Fuk […]

111, 2016

Kid-friendly vacation in Fukuoka, Japan – In Fukuoka, you can shop, sightsee, and do fun activities with your toddler too!

November 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Source: Rappler.com
Fukuoka has its own unique draws and offerings. Visitors that are interested primarily in 1) getting culturally imm […]

1003, 2017

Novel laminated nanostructure gives steel bone-like resistance to fracturing under repeated stress.

March 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The findings are described in a paper in the journal Science by C. Cem Tasan, the Thomas B. King Career Development Professor of Metallur […]

2501, 2017

JICA decided to partner with Kitakyushu city to develop Davao City

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

DAVAO CITY — The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will put together an urban infrastructure development plan and capacity-b […]

310, 2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on autophagy

October 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to a Japanese cell biologist for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle their own c […]

3003, 2017

Astro Japan Pays $15M For New Hotel In Fukuoka

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Law360
Astro Japan Property Group Ltd. on Thursday said it has bought a 117-room newly constructed hotel designed for business t […]

2803, 2017

Japan’s Startup Founders Are Flocking to This Seaside City in Japan

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Bloomberg Technology
Fukuoka is the fastest-growing city in Japan outside the capital region, and it is cutting taxes and visa r […]

2203, 2017

TOTO USA Launches Experiential Showroom Concept 190 in San Francisco

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

TOTO USA unveils Concept 190 in San Francisco, the first experiential WASHLET studio in the world. Concept 190 will hold regularly schedu […]

3110, 2016

Catching a buzz in Japan: Exploring the Fukuoka Coffee Festival

October 31st, 2016|0 Comments

Source: postguam – By Steven LeFever
We arrived in the morning, passing a pond filled with turtles and koi, and synth pop blasting thro […]

2510, 2016

Japan’s Youngest Three-Michelin-Starred Sushi Chef

October 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: billionaire – BY TARA LOADER WILKINSON
On the northern shore of Japan’s Kyushu Island, in the town of Fukuoka, there is just one […]

2109, 2016

Hakata, Nagahama, Kurume: A guide to Fukuoka’s best ramen styles

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Fukuoka was named the world’s seventh most-livable city by Monocle magazine this year for its eco- and business friendly initiatives — bu […]

Fukuoka Ruby News

Introducing ruby’s activities between Fukuoka and North America.

2503, 2015

2015 Fukuoka Ruby Award Winners

March 25th, 2015|1 Comment

The competition received a total of 48 entries 4 countries. As the result of Preliminary Evaluation and Final Selection, one Grand Prize, […]

2302, 2015

Fukuoka Develops Support Software for Light Ruby

February 23rd, 2015|0 Comments

Fukuoka Prefecture has developed software to support development using the programming language Ruby. The software makes it possible to q […]

2903, 2017

ONOC to hear proposal on potential Tokyo 2020 training camps in Fukuoka

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.insidethegames.biz
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) members will hear a proposal which could see them use training […]

1612, 2016

Lee’s Lowdown: A Japan Jaunt!

December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: pezcyclingnews.com
I’m based for the next four weeks right next to Fukuoka-ken (‘ken’ means prefecture in English) some 45km awa […]

902, 2017

The Cebu City in Philippines and the City of Kitakyushu in Japan signed a memorandum of understanding for the management of the City’s electronic waste.

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

This is an offshoot to the visit of Mayor Tomas Osmeña and eight other officials to Kitakyushu, a trip funded by the Japan International […]

2912, 2016

Cue The Music! Eight New & Notable Audio Solutions For Live Events

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: avnetwork.com
In the Hakataza Theatre in the Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, 11 elements of Martin Audio MLA Compact are hung both le […]

404, 2017

FCOCA will exhibit Fukuoka products at Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

FCOCA will exhibit some Fukuoka products such as Food, Sake, Traditional Crafts and other at the Cherry Blossom Festival in SF Japantown. […]

2803, 2017

Delightful food and traditional culture. Enjoy Fukuoka, enjoy Chikugo!

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Located in the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, Chikugo area, is an area of attention right now. Chikugo Area Tourist Infor […]

403, 2017

Gold Coast Travel: Power of the tower in Japan

March 4th, 2017|0 Comments

DOMINATING the shore line of the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka is the impressive mirrored Fukuoka Tower, the tallest seaside structur […]

103, 2017

NRT Focus: Becoming a Global Meeting Hub

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The southern city of Fukuoka has become Japan’s second biggest destination for international conferences. Last year, an international exc […]

Green Business News

Green Business News provides the information about renewable energy and the alternative energy technologies.

1902, 2017

ACROS Fukuoka Prefectural International Hall Shows How Japan Is At The Forefront Of Façade Greening

February 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Modular green wall units for home installation are even available to Japanese households. Completed in 1994, the $380-million ACROS Fukuo […]

902, 2017

The Cebu City in Philippines and the City of Kitakyushu in Japan signed a memorandum of understanding for the management of the City’s electronic waste.

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

This is an offshoot to the visit of Mayor Tomas Osmeña and eight other officials to Kitakyushu, a trip funded by the Japan International […]