Monthly Topical News

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

312, 2017

Tsegaye ready to defend Fukuoka title

December 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: International Association of Athletics Federations
Yemane Tsegaye of Ethiopia returns to defend his title at the 71st Fukuoka […]

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 […]

2211, 2017

Asia’s ‘No. 1’ chef Gaggan relocating to Fukuoka from Bangkok

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Nikkei Asian Review
BANGKOK — When chef Gaggan Anand announced that he would be closing Gaggan, his eponymous Bangkok restaur […]

1311, 2017

Fukuoka: Japan’s fastest growing provincial city appeals to overseas property buyers

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: South China Morning Post
As Japan’s real estate markets continue to improve across the board and attract increasing foreign in […]

911, 2017

The once fortified port city of Fukuoka is now a melting pot of culture

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: BANGKOK POST
Mention Fukuoka and travellers to Japan are not sure if they should pay the city a visit. Compared to metropolita […]

711, 2017

Usamate Receives $5240 From Fukuoka Prefecture Assembly

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Sun (Fiji) News
Acting Prime Minister Jone Usamate yesterday received $5240 from the Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tu […]

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 […]

1311, 2017

Fukuoka: Japan’s fastest growing provincial city appeals to overseas property buyers

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: South China Morning Post
As Japan’s real estate markets continue to improve across the board and attract increasing foreign in […]

2310, 2017

Good Luck 3’s New Social Platform “LuckyMe” Pioneers with Blockchain Technology and Prepares for Japan’s First Game-Oriented ICO

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Good Luck 3 Inc.
FUKUOKA, Japan – GoodLuck3 Inc (Based in Fukuoka, CEO: Kazuhisa Inoue) holding a vision of “Evolving the World’ […]

1210, 2017

Fukuoka was ranked No. 37 Global Cities by Functional Specific Ranking

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Mori Memorial Foundation’s Institute for Urban Strategies
TOKYO – Five major cities in the Asia-Pacific region—Tokyo, Singapore, […]

2211, 2017

Asia’s ‘No. 1’ chef Gaggan relocating to Fukuoka from Bangkok

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Nikkei Asian Review
BANGKOK — When chef Gaggan Anand announced that he would be closing Gaggan, his eponymous Bangkok restaur […]

2610, 2017

You can now buy a matching sofa for you and your cat

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: thedebrief.co.uk
Just weeks after IKEA announced its range of pet furniture, Japanese craft collective Okawa Kagu have come out […]

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 […]

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 […]

312, 2017

Tsegaye ready to defend Fukuoka title

December 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: International Association of Athletics Federations
Yemane Tsegaye of Ethiopia returns to defend his title at the 71st Fukuoka […]

511, 2017

Hawks ride extra effort to 8th title

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: The Yomiuri Shimbun
FUKUOKA — The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks captured their first Japan Series title in two years after edging the Y […]

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 […]

911, 2017

The once fortified port city of Fukuoka is now a melting pot of culture

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: BANGKOK POST
Mention Fukuoka and travellers to Japan are not sure if they should pay the city a visit. Compared to metropolita […]

711, 2017

Usamate Receives $5240 From Fukuoka Prefecture Assembly

November 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Sun (Fiji) News
Acting Prime Minister Jone Usamate yesterday received $5240 from the Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tu […]

2710, 2017

Japan Emperor visits Fukuoka to console people affected by heavy rain

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: KYODO NEWS
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Fukuoka on Friday to console people affected by torrential rain that hit […]

2310, 2017

FUKUOKA was picked up and introduced by PEDESTRIAN.TV

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Source: pedestrian.tv
Do you wanna hit up Japan but are a little nervy about the abundance of humans? Do you love food? Good. Fukuoka, w […]

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 […]