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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. Bellfield Kroni Jacket CP1245,Women's Shoe Nike Free Transform Flyknit 833410-300Condemned Nation Mia Bomber Jacket CP1311,.
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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,Duck & Cover Sandbach Quilt Body Knit top CP1794,Women's Shoe Nike Air Max Jewell 896194-300Brave Soul Edwin Denim Short CP2096,.
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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. Puma Ignite PWRWARM Trainer CP4908,Adidas D Rose 6 Boys Grade School Black/Gold Metallic Basketball Shoes V19021Reebok Classic Leather Casual Trainer CP4981,.
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