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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 Free45-0766,VANS / BOOM BOOM BP BLACK VA34GIBLKJordans KID 11C-3y-0296,.
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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,MAN Max 2016-0099,SUPRA / MARK SOX CHARCOAL / BLACK S7011501-CHRJordans 12-0059,.
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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. Man Air Max 2015-0111,Men's OCEAN CURRENT Under the Palms Tee (ARTIC GREY)Man Max TN-0184,.
This is an abridged translation of an article from the May issue of Sentaku, a monthly magazine covering political, social and economic scenes. Nike Football-0215,Men's Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Fleece Pullover (Raspen Red)Basketball James-0402,Did John Bolton try to sink the Trump-Kim summit?