Monthly Topical News

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

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 […]

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 […]

2104, 2017

Community Focus – Fukuoka Holds Shinnen Enkai

April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: The Hawaii Herald
Hawaii Fukuoka Kenjin Kai members spent a part of their Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 5) at the Japanese Cultural Ce […]

1904, 2017

A small town just an hour from Fukuoka, Ukiha offers the kind of peace most of us only dream about offers the kind of peace most of us only dream about

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.nationmultimedia.com by Panisa Choosangsri
THE NIGHT is black and the sound of the wind blowing through the cedar trees is i […]

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 […]

604, 2017

Singapore’s Changi Airport joins Fukuoka bid consortium

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: asia.nikkei.com
FUKUOKA — Singapore’s Changi Airport Group will join the consortium bidding for the operating rights to the int […]

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 […]

604, 2017

Singapore’s Changi Airport joins Fukuoka bid consortium

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: asia.nikkei.com
FUKUOKA — Singapore’s Changi Airport Group will join the consortium bidding for the operating rights to the int […]

3003, 2017

Astro Japan Pays $15M For New Hotel In Fukuoka

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Law360
Astro Japan Property Group Ltd. on Thursday said it has bought a 117-room newly constructed hotel designed for business t […]

2803, 2017

Japan’s Startup Founders Are Flocking to This Seaside City in Japan

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: Bloomberg Technology
Fukuoka is the fastest-growing city in Japan outside the capital region, and it is cutting taxes and visa r […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2104, 2017

Community Focus – Fukuoka Holds Shinnen Enkai

April 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Source: The Hawaii Herald
Hawaii Fukuoka Kenjin Kai members spent a part of their Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 5) at the Japanese Cultural Ce […]

1904, 2017

A small town just an hour from Fukuoka, Ukiha offers the kind of peace most of us only dream about offers the kind of peace most of us only dream about

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: www.nationmultimedia.com by Panisa Choosangsri
THE NIGHT is black and the sound of the wind blowing through the cedar trees is i […]

604, 2017

Singapore’s Changi Airport joins Fukuoka bid consortium

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: asia.nikkei.com
FUKUOKA — Singapore’s Changi Airport Group will join the consortium bidding for the operating rights to the int […]

404, 2017

FCOCA will exhibit Fukuoka products at Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

April 4th, 2017|0 Comments

FCOCA will exhibit some Fukuoka products such as Food, Sake, Traditional Crafts and other at the Cherry Blossom Festival in SF Japantown. […]

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 […]