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Local news for Fukuoka, Japan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Saturday Apr 12 | The Japan Times

Hitoyoshi: Kyushu's 'little Kyoto'

There are 24 tunnels on the expressway between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi, 23 more than my claustrophobic mother is comfortable with.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Japan mega banks must help regional peers lend abroad: new banking head

Japan's biggest banks must do more to involve smaller peers when seeking partners to finance overseas projects, to support a regional banking sector facing an uncertain future without a wider pool of borrowers, Japan's new banking head said.

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EurekAlert!

Comparison of drug-releasing stents show similar safety outcomes after 2 years

A comparison of the safety of biodegradable polymer biolimus-eluting stents vs durable polymer everolimus-eluting stents finds similar outcomes for measures including death and heart attack after two years, according to a JAMA study released online to coincide with presentation at the 2014 American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Japan Times

The sounds of everyday Japanese life

Living in Japan can be quite a noisy experience. Even in my quiet little neighborhood, rarely a day passes without a great variety of sounds being heard.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, World News, Japan

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Circulation

Smartphone-Assisted Prehospital Medical Information System for...

Correspondence to Koji Iihara, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1 Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka, 812-8582, Japan.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, World News, Japan

Thu Mar 20, 2014

The Straits Times

Ascott Reit buys rental housing property in Japanese city of Fukuoka for $78.4m

CapitaLand's serviced residence unit Ascott Residence Trust has bought a rental housing property in Fukuoka, Japan for 6.3 billion .

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

Hispanic Business

Moody's assigns Aa3 to Fukuoka City's domestic bond

The country's highly centralized system of local government as well as unique history of risk socialization provide clear evidence that this support would be forthcoming.

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