Kitakyushu to host both gymnastics world championships in 2021

Gymnastics Nov 8, 2020

Kitakyushu to host both gymnastics world championships in 2021

The southern city of Kitakyushu will host the 2021 Artistic and Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) announced on Sunday, becoming the first city to welcome both events in the same year. The Artistic Gymnastics World Championships will take place from Oct. ...

More people visiting Japan's urban areas, data shows

National May 31, 2020

More people visiting Japan's urban areas, data shows

More people visited urban areas Saturday in five prefectures including Tokyo than a week before, as the areas entered the first weekend since the nationwide coronavirus emergency was completely lifted, data has suggested. The number of people in Tokyo's posh Ginza district at 3 p.m. ...

National Aug 17, 2019

Kitakyushu and Fukuoka to introduce accommodation tax from April

Kitakyushu officials agreed with the Fukuoka Prefectural Government on Friday to set its planned accommodation tax for people staying at hotels in the city at ¥200 per guest per night. The second-biggest city in the prefecture aims to introduce the levy in April. From the ¥200, ...