JR West conducts anti-terror drill ahead of G20 summit

National May 20, 2019

JR West conducts anti-terror drill ahead of G20 summit

West Japan Railway Co. conducted anti-terrorist drills on a bullet train and at a station ahead of next month's Group of 20 summit in Osaka next month. JR West carried out the drills Monday in cooperation with the Hyogo Prefectural Police and the fire department ...

Japan to cancel missile evacuation drills following Trump-Kim summit

National Jun 21, 2018

Japan to cancel missile evacuation drills following Trump-Kim summit

Tokyo has decided to cancel nationwide evacuation exercises designed to prepare for North Korean ballistic missile launches, a government source said Thursday. Following North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's summit this month with U.S. President Donald Trump, the government has changed its stance on the ...

National Jan 12, 2016

Kagoshima holds annual disaster drill for Mount Sakurajima

The city and prefecture of Kagoshima held the 46th annual disaster drill Tuesday to prepare for a large-scale eruption of Mount Sakurajima. This year, Korean and Chinese were added to evacuation advisory languages. Last August, the eruption warning level for the temperamental volcano was raised to ...