Monthly Topical News

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

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 […]

2301, 2017

BRIEF-Japan Retail Fund Investment to buy building in Fukuoka for 4.85 bln yen

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Jan 23. Japan Retail Fund Investment Corp says it plans to buy a building in Fukuoka for 4.85 billion yen.
For more details, click here. […]

2301, 2017

Hiroshi Ogawa, the governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, visits Honalo, Hawaii

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

HONALO — Hiroshi Ogawa, the governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, came to the Big Island Saturday with a reception at Teshima’s Restaura […]

1701, 2017

Zoo otter loves to spin from rope

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

FUKUOKA, Japan (NBC News) — If you’re having a bad day, here’s a video of a spinning otter. The twirling animal is from a zoo in Fukuoka […]

1601, 2017

Onsen Fukuoka Foreign Visitors Discount Campaign

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Enjoy a relaxing dip in an onsen (hot spring) on a cold winter’s day! The Fukuoka Onsen Resort Association has announced special discount […]

1501, 2017

Shoes fit to support health

January 15th, 2017|0 Comments

KURUME, Fukuoka – Health stems from the feet. Wearing shoes that support one’s health ensures going out will be more enjoyable. After hea […]

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 […]

1510, 2016

Lessons from Japan on caring for the Capital’s elderly

October 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: Faizan Haidar, Hindustan Times, Fukuoka (Japan)
The Fukuoka administration has tied up with universities and is encouraging stud […]

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 […]

1708, 2016

Kyulux licenses Harvard intelligence system to identify OLED material candidates

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: www.laserfocusworld.com
Organic light-emitting diode (OLED) materials startup company Kyulux (Fukuoka, Japan), focused on next-g […]

2301, 2017

BRIEF-Japan Retail Fund Investment to buy building in Fukuoka for 4.85 bln yen

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Jan 23. Japan Retail Fund Investment Corp says it plans to buy a building in Fukuoka for 4.85 billion yen.
For more details, click here. […]

1501, 2017

Shoes fit to support health

January 15th, 2017|0 Comments

KURUME, Fukuoka – Health stems from the feet. Wearing shoes that support one’s health ensures going out will be more enjoyable. After hea […]

601, 2017

Operator of Ippudo ramen chain to list on Tokyo market

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: asia.nikkei.com
FUKUOKA, Japan — The operator of ramen restaurant chain Ippudo will likely list shares on the Mothers section o […]

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 […]

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 […]

412, 2016

Tsegay beats the rain in Fukuoka

December 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: International Association of Athletics Federations
Making his decisive move just before the 40th kilometre, Yemane Tsegay of Eth […]

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 […]

2812, 2016

The 4th Solecon (Solenoid Contest): from 4th-Jan to 12th-Feb, 2017

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: itbusinessnet.com
Takaha Kiko has announced the Solenoid Contest (Solecon) will be held in 2017 again. The 4th Solecon entry beg […]

2301, 2017

Hiroshi Ogawa, the governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, visits Honalo, Hawaii

January 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

HONALO — Hiroshi Ogawa, the governor of Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan, came to the Big Island Saturday with a reception at Teshima’s Restaura […]

1701, 2017

Zoo otter loves to spin from rope

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

FUKUOKA, Japan (NBC News) — If you’re having a bad day, here’s a video of a spinning otter. The twirling animal is from a zoo in Fukuoka […]

1601, 2017

Onsen Fukuoka Foreign Visitors Discount Campaign

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Enjoy a relaxing dip in an onsen (hot spring) on a cold winter’s day! The Fukuoka Onsen Resort Association has announced special discount […]

2312, 2016

Fukuoka Travel Guide: Sightseeing Tips, Shopping, Dining and More!

December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Source: matcha-jp.com
With its excellent cuisine and history rich sightseeing spots, the vibrant city of Fukuoka is a breeding ground fo […]

Green Business News

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

2109, 2016

Toyota is using sewage sludge to power its new electric car

September 21st, 2016|0 Comments

In Fukuoka, Japan, the automaker is converting human waste into hydrogen to fuel the Mirai. The process is pretty simple. At a wastewater […]

1009, 2016

Thai investment in Japanese PV surging

September 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Source: http://www.pv-magazine.com/
Group unit PDI Asia Solar will invest in three projects in Japan, according to The Nation. It expect […]