Monthly Topical News

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

2803, 2017

Delightful food and traditional culture. Enjoy Fukuoka, enjoy Chikugo!

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Located in the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, Chikugo area, is an area of attention right now. Chikugo Area Tourist Infor […]

403, 2017

Gold Coast Travel: Power of the tower in Japan

March 4th, 2017|0 Comments

DOMINATING the shore line of the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka is the impressive mirrored Fukuoka Tower, the tallest seaside structur […]

103, 2017

NRT Focus: Becoming a Global Meeting Hub

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The southern city of Fukuoka has become Japan’s second biggest destination for international conferences. Last year, an international exc […]

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 […]

1102, 2017

Mt. Sarakura in Kitakyushu is selected “The New Top 3 Night Views In Japan”

February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

These places are still not well-known internationally, but each of them is definitely beautiful. Let’s have a sneak view of ‘the new top […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

103, 2017

NRT Focus: Becoming a Global Meeting Hub

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The southern city of Fukuoka has become Japan’s second biggest destination for international conferences. Last year, an international exc […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2803, 2017

Delightful food and traditional culture. Enjoy Fukuoka, enjoy Chikugo!

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Located in the southern part of Fukuoka Prefecture in Kyushu, Chikugo area, is an area of attention right now. Chikugo Area Tourist Infor […]

403, 2017

Gold Coast Travel: Power of the tower in Japan

March 4th, 2017|0 Comments

DOMINATING the shore line of the southern Japanese city of Fukuoka is the impressive mirrored Fukuoka Tower, the tallest seaside structur […]

103, 2017

NRT Focus: Becoming a Global Meeting Hub

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The southern city of Fukuoka has become Japan’s second biggest destination for international conferences. Last year, an international exc […]

1102, 2017

Mt. Sarakura in Kitakyushu is selected “The New Top 3 Night Views In Japan”

February 11th, 2017|0 Comments

These places are still not well-known internationally, but each of them is definitely beautiful. Let’s have a sneak view of ‘the new top […]

Green Business News

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

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 […]

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 […]