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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. Creative Recreation Cesario Low XVI Trainer CP4336,Nike Zoom Winflo 2 Mens Dark Grey/Soar/White/Black Running Shoes V50665Cruyff Bruto Trainer CP4394,.
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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,Nike Roshe Run Flyknit Trainer CP4635,Adidas Eezay Dots Womens Raw Purple/Sun Glow/Purple Glow Flip Flops V72309Nike Elite Shinsen Trainer CP4763,.
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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. Womens Shoes Anne Klein Petrica Ivory Leather,Adidas Volley Response Boost Womens Black/Silver Metallic/Bold Blue Volleyball Shoes V26677Womens Shoes Anne Klein AKBurrata Navy Multi Fabric,.
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