Monthly Topical News

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

302, 2018

Vanilla Air to Begin Operations at Fukuoka Airport

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Narita-based low-cost carrier Vanilla Air announced Thursday that it plans to begin operations at Japan’s Fukuoka Airport in southern Jap […]

102, 2018

Top tips for culture-lovers visiting Fukuoka in Japan

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The bustling capital of Tokyo and the city of Kyoto – famous for its cherry blossom and geishas – are perhaps the most obvious destinatio […]

102, 2018

WeWork Plans Japan Expansion, Eyes Osaka, Yokohama and Fukuoka

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

WeWork Cos., a co-working space company backed by SoftBank Group Corp., is planning to expand its Japan operations to include Osaka, Yoko […]

3101, 2018

Japan’s legendary burnt miso ramen arrives in Australia

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Fukuoka, the Japanese city closest to mainland Asia, is famous for a food culture that blends Chinese and Korean influences. It’s also kn […]

1701, 2018

AAP govt signs friendship agreement with Japan

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan on Tuesday signed a friendship agreement for cooperation in various […]

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 […]

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 […]

102, 2018

WeWork Plans Japan Expansion, Eyes Osaka, Yokohama and Fukuoka

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

WeWork Cos., a co-working space company backed by SoftBank Group Corp., is planning to expand its Japan operations to include Osaka, Yoko […]

1701, 2018

AAP govt signs friendship agreement with Japan

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government and Fukuoka Prefecture in Japan on Tuesday signed a friendship agreement for cooperation in various […]

3012, 2017

Japanese vending machine goes high-end with mini Hakata dolls

December 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.straitstimes.com
Getting your hands on an encapsulated toy from a “gacha-gacha” vending machine will usually set you back […]

3101, 2018

Japan’s legendary burnt miso ramen arrives in Australia

January 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Fukuoka, the Japanese city closest to mainland Asia, is famous for a food culture that blends Chinese and Korean influences. It’s also kn […]

2612, 2017

End of 47-Year Japan Rice Program Signals Ramen Wheat Boost

December 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.bloomberg.com By Aya Takada and Hiromi Horie
The end of Japan’s four decades of rice-market control could be good news fo […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

302, 2018

Vanilla Air to Begin Operations at Fukuoka Airport

February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Narita-based low-cost carrier Vanilla Air announced Thursday that it plans to begin operations at Japan’s Fukuoka Airport in southern Jap […]

102, 2018

Top tips for culture-lovers visiting Fukuoka in Japan

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The bustling capital of Tokyo and the city of Kyoto – famous for its cherry blossom and geishas – are perhaps the most obvious destinatio […]

2912, 2017

China United adds Yantai – Fukuoka service from late-Dec 2017

December 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.routesonline.com by Jim Liu
China United Airlines this week launched new service to Japan, which saw the airline inaugurat […]

1012, 2017

Light Festival in Fukuoka Castle Ruins: Dec 01, 2017 – Jan 28, 2018

December 10th, 2017|0 Comments

In teamLab: Light Festival in Fukuoka Castle Ruins exhibition, the heart of Fukuoka Castle ruins with its beautiful stone walls that sp […]

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 […]