Monthly Topical News

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

2707, 2017

Edanz Group launches collaborative writing platform for researchers

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: PR Newswire
FUKUOKA, Japan, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edanz Group is proud to announce the beta launch of the Author Path, a […]

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 […]

2607, 2017

Japanese startup ikkai raises funding to connect student freelancers to companies; eyes Malaysia and Indonesia markets

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: e27 by Yon Heong Tung
Fukuoka-based student freelancer platform ikkai has raised JPY 20 million (US$180,000) from a group of ang […]

2507, 2017

Nestle Japan CMO Masafumi Ishibashi on brands as publishers

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Digiday by Shin Osada
On August 3-4, the Digiday Brand Leaders Summit in Fukuoka, Japan, will examine critical issues marketers […]

1907, 2017

UN-Habitat and Fukuoka Partners reaffirms their commitments to support the activities of ROAP

July 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: UN-Habitat
Dr. Joan Clos, UN-Habitat Executive Director, celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Regional Office for Asia and 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 […]

1204, 2017

International baseball tournament coming to Alameda

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.eastbaytimes.com
ALAMEDA — International baseball enjoyed an outstanding month in March.
The quadrennial World Baseball Cla […]

802, 2017

Job finding website for foreign exchange students and Kyushu based companies opens!

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

“Work in Kyushu” is supporting for overseas students who are studying in Kyushu area. You can find lots of recruiting information which i […]

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 […]

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 […]

2707, 2017

Edanz Group launches collaborative writing platform for researchers

July 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: PR Newswire
FUKUOKA, Japan, July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Edanz Group is proud to announce the beta launch of the Author Path, a […]

2607, 2017

Japanese startup ikkai raises funding to connect student freelancers to companies; eyes Malaysia and Indonesia markets

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: e27 by Yon Heong Tung
Fukuoka-based student freelancer platform ikkai has raised JPY 20 million (US$180,000) from a group of ang […]

2507, 2017

Nestle Japan CMO Masafumi Ishibashi on brands as publishers

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Digiday by Shin Osada
On August 3-4, the Digiday Brand Leaders Summit in Fukuoka, Japan, will examine critical issues marketers […]

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. […]

505, 2017

Tonkotsu ramen’s international popularity inspires innovations

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: By Shinobu Takanashi and Kosuke Mutaguchi / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writers
FUKUOKA — If you want to talk about Fukuoka Prefecture […]

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 […]

105, 2017

Studio Ghibli animator creates heartwarming new anime commercial in Japan

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: en.rocketnews24.com by Oona McGee
Yoshiharu Sato is a talented Japanese animator best known for helping to direct and design the […]

1204, 2017

International baseball tournament coming to Alameda

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.eastbaytimes.com
ALAMEDA — International baseball enjoyed an outstanding month in March.
The quadrennial World Baseball Cla […]

902, 2017

The Cebu City in Philippines and the City of Kitakyushu in Japan signed a memorandum of understanding for the management of the City’s electronic waste.

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

This is an offshoot to the visit of Mayor Tomas Osmeña and eight other officials to Kitakyushu, a trip funded by the Japan International […]

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 […]

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 […]

1806, 2017

The joint event “Family Picnic” of San Francisco Fukuoka Kenjinkai and FCOCA was held in San Francisco Golden Gate Park

June 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The joint event “Family Picnic” of San Francisco Fukuoka Kenjinkai and FCOCA was held in San Francisco Golden Gate Park on June 18.

It […]

106, 2017

Magical, Hogwarts-inspired interior makes this inn a must-stay for your next Japan trip

June 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Japan Today
Tokyo – With a sudden influx of foreign visitors to Japan in recent years, some areas of the country are finding tha […]

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 […]