Fukuoka Current Affairs, GK & News

G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors 2019

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs participated in G20 Meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors and associated events during 8-9 June 2019 held at southwestern city of Fukuoka, Japan. Key Highlights This meeting took place alongside with G20 Ministerial meet on Trade and Digital Economy (on 8-9 June 2019) ..

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Kane Tanaka named as world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records

A 116-year-old Japanese woman, Kane Tanaka has been honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records. The global authority on records officially recognised Kane Tanaka in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in southwest Japan. Born in January 1903, Tanaka loves playing the board game ‘Othello’ and ..

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Teejan Bai wins 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize

Dr. Teejan Bai, the folk artist from Chhattisgarh, has won the 2018 Fukuoka Arts and Culture Prize, one of the top honours of Japan. It was the first time she had been formally recognised abroad and she was flabbergasted that anyone in Japan had heard of her or her art: Pandavani. Dr. Teejan is a ..

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