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Turn attention to this other huge story this morning because there's growing outrage today after North Korea successfully launched a long range rocket.
The regime saying that their efforts are part of a peaceful space program they were cheering about there successes for science and technology dancing in the streets in North Korea.
But the members of the international community not to -- that there enthusiastic about all this David piper joins us now he's live.
Bangkok Thailand this morning so what's the reaction been across Asia to this launch David.
Well the US allies Japan and South Korea condemn the action Philippines where part of the -- outlandish.
-- -- Jamal's -- labels or protest it.
Now Japan is particularly upset because it flew over that southern auction all -- was a large US military presence.
And just -- career is now calling for more UN sanctions.
The most important countries China are of course that is saying that.
They want -- more troops from prudent response and it does seem now that may well go to the UN Security Council this morning.
-- -- So how important is it for North Korea's missile regime that -- missile program Russians say that they were able to.
Watch this -- successfully they've seen several failures in the past.
Was a major scientific achievement if you look at bill not level even though a lot of that people stopping in the country.
From what the experts are saying -- still a long way off from being able to follow up ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead -- problems with.
The heat from re entry things like that put -- they are moving towards that ballistic missile which could.
-- in the future the US mainland but it does seem political.
New leader Kim -- -- this young new leader he's push for this rockets we tested and the -- ones -- has been successful thank you.
David thank you very much and I want that kind of -- --
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