Monthly Topical News

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

1306, 2018

MADSAKI & Cherry Fukuoka to Release Exclusive Merch for “EXHIBITION” Pop-Up

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: HYPEBEAST – by Keith Estiler
Following his “COMBINATION PLATTER” exhibition in Bangkok, Kaikai Kiki artist MADSAKI is now joinin […]

1306, 2018

ONOC members encouraged to make most of training camp agreement with Fukuoka

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: insidethegames.biz by Michael Pavitt
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) members have been encouraged to make the most of […]

606, 2018

Fukuoka Garden wins national awards

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: OurAucklandThe Fukuoka Garden in Western Springs Lakeside Park has won Best Overall Project and Best Local Government Project at […]

206, 2018

Teejan Bai to receive Fukuoka Prize 2018

June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Source: deccanchronicle.comNew Delhi: Pandavani folk singer Teejan Bai has been chosen as a recipient of this year’s Fukuoka Prize. She h […]

2905, 2018

World’s cutest bullet train? Hello Kitty Shinkansen unveiled in Japan

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: WHNT 19
(CNN) — There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty — Sanrio’s adorable mouthless character — and […]

2305, 2018

Zane Booth Named to U.S. Lifesaving Team for International Competition in Japan

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Source: noozhawk.comZane Booth, a junior at Dos Pueblos High, has been chosen to the United States Lifesaving National Team for the 2018 […]

2209, 2017

Fukuoka’s Grand Prize goes to Pasuk and Baker for acclaimed books on Thailand’s changes

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: nationmultimedia.com
Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker, a couple in both life and in their esteemed scholarly work, on Thursday […]

3108, 2017

Corning student trio present project at international food summit in Japan

August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Red Bluff Daily News by Jeff Larson
The food summit, held at Nakamura Gakuen Girls High School, includes a total of five groups […]

1808, 2017

New Wheelchair Developed by Kurume Institute of Technology

August 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Fukuoka Now
The Kurume Institute of Technology have developed a voice-operated wheelchair with an automated driving system. A su […]

301, 2018

Researchers at Kyushu University Explore Electrolysis for Energy Storage

January 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

A team of researchers at the International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research (I2CNER), within southern Japan’s Kyushu Universi […]

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 […]

3004, 2018

Managing technology and sustainability at GreenPort Congress America

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: Port Strategy
Delegates at Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will hear about the strategies and technologies ports are ad […]

2104, 2018

Ride-sharing services face rocky road in Japan

April 21st, 2018|0 Comments

Source: Todayonline
Japan is proving a tough market to crack for ride-sharing service providers, and not just because of regulatory ba […]

2503, 2018

Is this school a breeding ground for unicorns? Japan thinks so

March 25th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: This Week in Asia by TAKEHIRO MASUTOMO
A short stroll from a high street in Fukuoka, Japan’s aspiring start-up hub, stands a n […]

1306, 2018

MADSAKI & Cherry Fukuoka to Release Exclusive Merch for “EXHIBITION” Pop-Up

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: HYPEBEAST – by Keith Estiler
Following his “COMBINATION PLATTER” exhibition in Bangkok, Kaikai Kiki artist MADSAKI is now joinin […]

2804, 2018

ANA InterContinental Tokyo to host collaboration dinner UNKAI x Odette

April 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: Japan Today
ANA InterContinental Tokyo will host a collaboration dinner event entitled “UNKAI’s Traditional Japanese x Odette’ […]

1004, 2018

Ippudo Arrives in Melbourne

April 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: Broadsheet by HARVARD WANG
Ippudo, what took you so long?
“Timing,” says Alvin Gani, manager of the Japanese ramen chain’s la […]

Fukuoka Ruby News

Introducing ruby’s activities between Fukuoka and North America.

201, 2018

Fukuoka Ruby Award 2018

January 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Source: www.i-programmer.info By Lucy Black
Ruby Programmers from around the world are invited to compete for prizes on the basis of p […]

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, […]

1306, 2018

ONOC members encouraged to make most of training camp agreement with Fukuoka

June 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: insidethegames.biz by Michael Pavitt
Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) members have been encouraged to make the most of […]

2305, 2018

Zane Booth Named to U.S. Lifesaving Team for International Competition in Japan

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Source: noozhawk.comZane Booth, a junior at Dos Pueblos High, has been chosen to the United States Lifesaving National Team for the 2018 […]

112, 2017

JR Kyushu to install biggest organic EL sign in Japan

December 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: The Yomiuri Shimbun
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — JR Kyushu Agency Co. said Monday that it will install the nation’s biggest digital bi […]

109, 2017

Sherbet ice competition heats up at Japan Seafood Expo

September 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: seafoodsource.com by Chris Loew
The MaximICE Sherbet System of Iceman Corp., based in Kurume City in Fukuoka Prefecture, uses se […]

606, 2018

Fukuoka Garden wins national awards

June 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: OurAucklandThe Fukuoka Garden in Western Springs Lakeside Park has won Best Overall Project and Best Local Government Project at […]

206, 2018

Teejan Bai to receive Fukuoka Prize 2018

June 2nd, 2018|0 Comments

Source: deccanchronicle.comNew Delhi: Pandavani folk singer Teejan Bai has been chosen as a recipient of this year’s Fukuoka Prize. She h […]

2905, 2018

World’s cutest bullet train? Hello Kitty Shinkansen unveiled in Japan

May 29th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: WHNT 19
(CNN) — There are two things that will never get old in Japan. Hello Kitty — Sanrio’s adorable mouthless character — and […]

1604, 2018

Nepal Festival organised at Fukuoka to promote tourism

April 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: The Himalayan Times by RASTRIYA SAMACHAR SAMITI
The Nepali community residing in Japan that has been working to promote touris […]

Green Business News

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

3004, 2018

Delhi and Japan sign friendship agreement to tackle air pollution

April 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Source: scroll.in
The memorandum of understanding was signed by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Governor of Fukuoka Hiroshi Ogawa. […]

2704, 2017

Toshiba fires up 50-MW biomass power plant in Japan

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: biomassmagazine.com
Toshiba Corp. started commercial operation of its first ever biomass power plant on April 27, a 50-MW facili […]