Wednesday, 16 April 2014
As North Korea counts down toward its planned “satellite” rocket launch in the coming weeks, Japan’s government is reassuring residents in the expected flight path — mostly in the southern island prefecture of Okinawa — that they should have a few minutes warning to take cover should any parts fall off the rocket during flight. To prepare for the “extremely improbable” event of danger to citizens, the government will use an emergency satellite message system called J-Alert to inform people of the launch, Chief Cabinet Secretary Osamu Fujimura said last week. Read More

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