January 02, 2013
FUKUOKA--The "Seven Stars in Kyushu" luxury sleeper cruise train, which will start making the rounds of Kyushu next autumn, has been quick to catch on with well-off people not...
July 25, 2012
Toyota Motor Corp. will shift production of more than one-third of its Lexus RX sport utility vehicles to a plant in Ontario, Canada, from its Kyushu plant in Miyawaka, Fukuoka ...
July 16, 2012
Most of the quarter-million people forced to flee massive flooding in southwest Japan were able to return home by July 16, but weather officials warned the danger had not fully ...
July 12, 2012
Touting lower personnel costs and a close proximity to South Korea, the Kyushu region is well on the road to becoming the next Japanese Detroit for domestic automakers.
May 30, 2012
FUKUOKA--In a nod to a more luxurious time, Kyushu Railway Co. (JR Kyushu) will operate a deluxe sleeper cruise train that makes the rounds of key tourist spots on the...
November 11, 2011
With a wary Japan eyeing China's military buildup, the Self-Defense Forces (SDF) started an unprecedented massive exercise in the Kyushu region and Okinawa Prefecture on Nov....
November 02, 2011
Once seen as the strong, cheap liquor of choice for salarymen, shochu is now being pitched as a trendy drink, with distillers in Kyushu offering products with a lower alcoholic ...
October 03, 2011
Fukuoka Softbank Hawks outfielder Seiichi Uchikawa shed tears of joy on Oct. 1 after clinching his first career league pennant, capping off a very happy homecoming.
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