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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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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. Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 Flash Womens Noble Purple/Vivid Purple/Copa/Reflective Silver Running Shoes,Men's Shoe Kobe XI Elite Low 4KB 824463-199Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit 2015 Womens Dark Grey/Voltage Green/Ghost Green Running Shoes V51104,.
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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,Men's Nike Prime Hype DF II Cool Grey/Black/Metallic Silver/Reflect Silver UK#N5-9028,Men's Shoe Nike Air Max 2016 Print 818135-001Men's Nike SB Portmore Canvas Premium Dark Grey/White/Black/Pine Green UK#N5-9543,.
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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. Native Youth Fair Isle Knit Jumper CP1839,Men's Shoe Nike Free RN 831508-401Jack & Jones Milan Sweat Short CP2150,.
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