Chinese money is pouring into Hokkaido at a much greater scale than imagined. In his recent visit to the island prefecture, Nike Featherlight Tennis Visor (White),DC / KIDS STAR PH HEATHER GREY / BLACK EDBSF03038-KNFHNike Free46-0011,, but a Chinese diplomatic source said he was just using the meeting as an excuse for touring the island.
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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Man Max 95-0101,BURTON / KIDS BASE CAMP SHORT HAZE 288428Basketball Durant-0298,.
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Chinese investments are particularly active along the Pacific coast of Hokkaido, especially in the cities of Tomakomai and Kushiro, both equipped with port facilities.
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The eastern Hokkaido city of Kushiro, meanwhile, Nike wonen Flyknit-0134,DC / KIDS HEATHROW BLACK / PURPLE ADBS700025-BPUKid free28-35-0216,. That body has never failed to send delegates to meetings of the Japan-China Friendship Association in places like Tokyo and Sapporo, Nike Free45-0842,HAND SPINNER / 3D PURPLE / YELLOWBasketball James-0540,.
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China’s penetration is more clearly visible in the town of Shiranuka, which lies next door to Kushiro. High schools there have designated Chinese as a selective foreign language subject for second- and third-year students. Jordans 12--071,HAND SPINNER / SHURIKEN BLUEBasketball Kobe--462,.
Solar and biomass power plants run by Chinese companies abound in and around Kushiro and Shiranuka. Basketball Rose--097,GARAGE / A-Z16117 BLACK / CAMO / BLUE A-Z16117Basketball Harden--008,.
Resort facilities in Tomamu and Sahoro are well-known as instances of investments in Hokkaido by Chinese. The Tomamu resort was suddenly bought up by a Shanghai company 15 years ago and what used to look like a ghost town has developed a completely different face. But unlike other resorts,Man Max 90-1010,GARAGE / A-Z16401 MATTED BLACK / GREY A-Z16401Nike Free44-1042,.
Thirteen years ago in May 2005, at a seminar on regional economic development held in Sapporo under the sponsorship of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Nike Free45-0730,GARAGE / VO3161A BLACK / YELLOW VO3161ANike Free45-0800,, a Chinese businessman running language schools in Hokkaido spoke about increasing Hokkaido’s population to 10 million, Basketball Kobe-0406,GARAGE / 016361 SILVER / BURGUNDY 16361Basketball OTHER-0193,.
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China has seriously started thinking of turning Okinawa and Hokkaido, both well-suited for advance into the Pacific, Nike Free45-0663,DC / SNAPPY SNAP SUMMER BLUES ADYHA00058-BRA0Nike Flyknit-0157,. Although Hokkaido has strategic importance in navigation to the Arctic Ocean, nothing has been done about it so far, the diplomatic source added.Jordans 13-0184,DC / HARLENSON TRUCKER SYCAMORE ADYHA03472-SA1Jordans Future-0037,.
What China is doing in Hokkaido is far from constructing strategic bases in foreign lands as part of its “One Belt, One Road” initiative to connect it to Europe. But China’s intention of slowly penetrating Hokkaido over a long period of time is clear. Beijing’s ideal outcome is to create a situation in which people in Hokkaido cannot move forward without relying on China, the diplomatic source said. Basketball kyrie-0014,JORDAN / ELEPHANT BILL SNAP BLACK / OPTI YELLOW 834891-011Air Force LOW-0314,.
This is an abridged translation of an article from the May issue of Sentaku, a monthly magazine covering political, social and economic scenes. Nike Free45-0516,VANS / MINI FULL PATCH STARTER HEATHER GREY-BROWN VA2X39NE0Jordans 5-0122,Did John Bolton try to sink the Trump-Kim summit?