Monthly Topical News

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2408, 2017

Topcon announces opening of Kitakyushu Training Center

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: TOPCON
LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – August 24, 2017 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the op […]

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 […]

208, 2017

Panasonic Power Assist Suit Demonstration Experiment at the 2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

FUKUOKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Panasonic Corporation and ATOUN Inc. (with headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture; represented by H […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2408, 2017

Topcon announces opening of Kitakyushu Training Center

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Source: TOPCON
LIVERMORE, Calif., USA/ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, The Netherlands – August 24, 2017 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the op […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

208, 2017

Panasonic Power Assist Suit Demonstration Experiment at the 2017 Para Powerlifting Japan Cup Kitakyushu Performing Arts Center

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

FUKUOKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Panasonic Corporation and ATOUN Inc. (with headquarters in Nara City, Nara Prefecture; represented by H […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]