Fukuoka

Type: City
Name: Fukuoka
Country: Japan
Latitude: 33.59
Longitude: 130.410004
population: 1,392,299
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Fernando Modesto returns with new exhibit at West

“MARBLES”“Anonymous” is the newest show of international Filipino artist Fernando Modesto. It will run at the West Gallery, 48 West Avenue, Quezon City, Aug. 6-Sept. 6.Although he had a mild stroke in 2010, Modesto is well and back to his voluble self. ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 13 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Certain foods linked to reduced incidence of dementia

FUKUOKA -- An ongoing epidemiological study conducted in a small town in Fukuoka Prefecture has shown certain dietary patterns to be associated with reduced risk of dementia.For about the last half century, residents' ages and occupations in the town ... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Safety net is for all taxpayers

The Supreme Court ruled July 18 that foreigners living in Japan, even with permanent residency status, are not entitled to receive welfare benefits known as seikatsu hogo, literally livelihood protection. It is the first ruling that considers foreigners ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Foreign tourists: a stock market theme with legs

TOKYO -- At a time when investors are starved for equity stories with long-term appeal, tourism could provide a compelling theme.A record-high 6.26 million foreigners traveled to Japan in the January-June half, 26% more than a year earlier, the Japan ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Stock Market, Fukuoka, Japan
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Learning Technologies and Learning Environments

Kitakyushu (JP), July 2014 - The third IIAI International Conference on Learning Technologies and Learning Environments, 31 August- 04 September 2014 in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, focuses on computer applications and technologies in education that include ... [Published CHECK.point eLearning - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Ruling hinged on assistance law revamp: summary

The following is a rough translation of the text of Supreme Court’s July 18 ruling that found permanent residents ineligible for welfare payments.[FACTS DETERMINED BY THE FUKUOKA HIGH COURT]The old Public Assistance Law (abolished in 1950) stated, in ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Japan residential returns on the up, says M&G Real Estate

Japan’s residential sector is now offering high income-driven returns as its economy recovers, yet the sector remains uncharted waters for foreign institutional investors, according research by M&G Real Estate.“M&G Real Estate Perspectives: Opportunities ... [Published Property Funds World - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

USS Fitzgerald fosters friendship in Fukuoka

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kevin V. Cunningham, USS Fitzgerald Public AffairsFUKUOKA, Japan -- Sailors from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) played basketball with students from The Fukuoka Institute ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Findings from Kyushu University in the Area of Tissue Engineering Described (Suppression of Autophagy During Liver Regeneration Impairs Energy...

New Findings from Kyushu University in the Area of Tissue Engineering Described (Suppression of Autophagy During Liver Regeneration Impairs Energy Charge and Hepatocyte Senescence in Mice)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- Current ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Peach Aviation makes Okinawa-Fukuoka its latest domestic route

Okinawa Airport celebrated the inaugural flight of Peach Aviation to Fukuoka. The ceremony was marked by Hanagasa Maha Chan, Okinawa Tourism Ambassador along with the airline’s traditional mascots. The new domestic sector will be served daily, using its ... [Published Anna.aero - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Speech by FS at public announcement and reception of Fukuoka Prize 2014 (English only) (with photos/video)

************************************************************Following is the speech delivered by the Financial Secretary, Mr John C Tsang, at the public announcement and reception of the Fukuoka Prize 2014 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre this afternoon ... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Young musos to greet spring

Whangarei Youth Music members Kieran Nelson (left) and Jason Wordsworth move to the beat at the group's last concert in June. Photo/SuppliedYoung Northland musicians hope to send this year's cold, wet winter away on a high note at Whangarei Youth Music's ... [Published Northern Advocate - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Fukuoka, Advocate, Australia

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...within a diet that can only contain so many calories, the more rice one eats, the less vegetables and other foods one can fit," Ozawa explained, "which may be why increased rice consumption is linked with an increased likelihood of developing dementia."
...He said, "It should be noted that Yawata mill workers had been alerted by their own information that Hiroshima had been bombed."
...to spend more, the government will expand the list of tax-free items they buy to include food, cosmetics and other consumables in October. This "will greatly benefit department stores, shopping centers and convenience stores" says Tomohiro Okawa of UBS Securities Japan
"I saw the strangest-looking convertible I have ever seen - a roofless BMW, without registration plates, bordered around the open top with wooden boards and fake plastic flowers. It was also full of water" the unnamed police officer told Orange News

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Fernando Modesto returns with new exhibit at West [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 13 hours ago]
Certain foods linked to reduced incidence of de... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - 22 hours ago]
Safety net is for all taxpayers [Published Japan Times - Jul 26 2014]
Steel mill worker reveals blocking view of U.S.... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Jul 26 2014]
Seeking summer refreshment? Check out a brewery [Published Japan Today - Jul 25 2014]
Foreign tourists: a stock market theme with legs [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jul 25 2014]
JAL Launches Gogo Internet Service on Domestic ... [Published Frequent Business Traveler - Jul 25 2014]
Learning Technologies and Learning Environments [Published CHECK.point eLearning - Jul 25 2014]
A closer look at the Supreme Court’s welfare be... [Published Japan Times - Jul 25 2014]
Ruling hinged on assistance law revamp: summary [Published Japan Times - Jul 25 2014]
Japan residential returns on the up, says M&G R... [Published Property Funds World - Jul 25 2014]
Circumcision Led To Penis Amputation, Claims Ma... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 25 2014]
Plenus Company Limited : Foodservice - Company ... [Published MarketResearch.com - Jul 25 2014]
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Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Laser O... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
T'way Air goes after non-Korean travelers [Published Korea Times - Jul 24 2014]
Patent Issued for Inverse Level Shift Circuit [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
USS Fitzgerald fosters friendship in Fukuoka [Published DVIDS - Jul 24 2014]
Patent Application Titled "Lead Frame" Publishe... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 24 2014]
New Findings from Kyushu University in the Area... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 24 2014]
Findings from Kyushu University Update Knowledg... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 24 2014]
Ascott Reit's DPU rises 5 per cent [Published Asiaone - Jul 23 2014]
The Brain Network Underlying the Recognition of... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Jul 23 2014]
New airline routes launched (15 July – 21 July ... [Published Anna.aero - Jul 23 2014]
Peach Aviation makes Okinawa-Fukuoka its latest... [Published Anna.aero - Jul 23 2014]
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Speech by FS at public announcement and recepti... [Published Hong Kong Monetary Authority - Jul 23 2014]
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Nordic Tankers Maybe Orders Half-Billion Dollar... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 18 2014]
Nordic Marianne, file image (c) Nordic Tankers “There is nothing going on here so you should probably find something else to do with your time,” commented the person who answered the phone at Nordic Tankers this morning. A rather amusing response ...
Japan: Typhoon Neoguri bears down on Japanese m... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 09 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: Japan 07/09/2014 10:05 GMT by Miwa SUZUKI TOKYO, July 9, 2014 (AFP) - Typhoon Neoguri bore down on the Japanese mainland Wednesday after slamming into the southern Okinawa island chain, killing two people in the ...
Japan: 7 July 2014: Japan - Tropical cyclone Ne... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 07 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: Japan • NEOGURI formed on 3 July over the Pacific Ocean, south of Guam, and started moving north-west, significantly strengthening. On 7 July at 6.00 UTC, it was a very intense Typhoon ...
Flash Flood - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Jul 04 2014]
EDIS Number: FF-20140704-44404-JPN Date / time: 04/07/2014 03:41:14 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: Prefecture of Fukuoka Location: Kitakyushu Number of Deads: 1 person(s) Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
‘I’m putting my life on the line!’: Video of Ja... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]
TOKYO — A video clip of a weeping Japanese politician accused of dubious spending on trips to a hot springs has gone viral, leaving many outraged and puzzled. The video shows Ryutaro Nonomura, 47, a Hyogo Prefectural assemblyman, bursting into tears, ...
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