Monthly Topical News

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

110, 2017

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens Scheduled for January 2018, Reveals Cast, Trailer, and Theme Artists

October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: manga.tokyo
It has been a few weeks since Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens revealed its three main characters and their cast. Now the seri […]

2909, 2017

Cathay Pacific increases services to Barcelona, Tel Aviv and Fukuoka

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.finchannel.com
Meanwhile, Cathay Pacific’s regional carrier Cathay Dragon will be increasing the frequency of its services b […]

2809, 2017

Singapore’s ACE taps Japan’s ‘Startup City’ to boost entrepreneurship

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: techseen.com
The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a national private-led organization set up to drive innovation and […]

2709, 2017

Japan’s Nulab gets first-ever external investment – 13 years after launching

September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: techinasia.com
Nulab founder and CEO Masanori Hashimoto announced the closing of his company’s first-ever funding round on stage […]

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 […]

1409, 2017

Japan for Beginners: The Country’s Most Effortless City

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: sj.com
With half the foreign visitors of Kyoto, the seaside city of Fukuoka offers similar charms—the history, the shrines, the […]

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 […]

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 […]

2809, 2017

Singapore’s ACE taps Japan’s ‘Startup City’ to boost entrepreneurship

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: techseen.com
The Action Community for Entrepreneurship (ACE), a national private-led organization set up to drive innovation and […]

2709, 2017

Japan’s Nulab gets first-ever external investment – 13 years after launching

September 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: techinasia.com
Nulab founder and CEO Masanori Hashimoto announced the closing of his company’s first-ever funding round on stage […]

2408, 2017

Topcon announces opening of Kitakyushu Training Center

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: TOPCON
LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – August 24, 2017 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the op […]

2508, 2017

Fantastic traditional food stalls in Fukuoka

August 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: ejinsight.com by Leung Ka-kuen
Yatai are open-air food stalls in Japan typically selling ramen and various foods. They could be […]

2707, 2017

See Inside Ippudo, Opening Its Doors for Insanely Popular Ramen Today

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Eater San Francisco by Ellen Fort
After two years in the making, Ippudo Berkeley is ready to start serving noodles at its first […]

706, 2017

“Samurai Age” company in Fukuoka, Creates Samurai Armor For Cats And Dogs

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: kotaku.com By Brian Ashcraft
It was only a matter of time, but a company in Fukuoka, Japan is now making samurai armor for pets. […]

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 […]

110, 2017

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens Scheduled for January 2018, Reveals Cast, Trailer, and Theme Artists

October 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: manga.tokyo
It has been a few weeks since Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens revealed its three main characters and their cast. Now the seri […]

208, 2017

Panasonic Power Assist Suit Demonstration Experiment at the 2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

FUKUOKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Panasonic Corporation and ATOUN Inc. (with headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture; represented by H […]

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 […]

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 […]

2909, 2017

Cathay Pacific increases services to Barcelona, Tel Aviv and Fukuoka

September 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.finchannel.com
Meanwhile, Cathay Pacific’s regional carrier Cathay Dragon will be increasing the frequency of its services b […]

1409, 2017

Japan for Beginners: The Country’s Most Effortless City

September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: sj.com
With half the foreign visitors of Kyoto, the seaside city of Fukuoka offers similar charms—the history, the shrines, the […]

907, 2017

Japan’s Okinoshima island gains Unesco World Heritage status

July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: BBC News
Japan’s Okinoshima island, an ancient religious site where women are banned, has been declared a World Heritage site by […]

2406, 2017

Fukuoka Ranks As 14th Best City In The World!

June 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: http://www.fukuoka-now.com/en/news/fukuoka-ranks-14th-best-city-world-monocle-2017/
London-based Monocle magazine just released […]

Green Business News

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

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 […]

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 […]