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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, Jordans KID 11C-3y-0339,DC / HEROLAND PH BLACK EDYKT03278-KVJ0Man Max 90-1117,. That body has never failed to send delegates to meetings of the Japan-China Friendship Association in places like Tokyo and Sapporo, MAN Max 2016-0146,VANS / NINETY THREE PH CONCRETE HEATHER VA315102FBasketball WALL-0032,.
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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. Man Max Lunar-0056,DC / KIDS SMASHED S/S SNOW WHITE EDBZT03183-WBB0Basketball Durant-0262,.
Solar and biomass power plants run by Chinese companies abound in and around Kushiro and Shiranuka. MAN Max 2017-0032,DC / KIDS ACYD BALL S/S BLACK EDBZT03205-KVJ0Jordans 12--067,.
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,Jordans KID 11C-3y--319,JORDAN / FLIGHT SHORT GYM RED / BLACK 809454-688Basketball kyrie--042,.
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China has seriously started thinking of turning Okinawa and Hokkaido, both well-suited for advance into the Pacific, Man Max 95-0047,DC / KIDS SNAPPY SNAP BLUE MOON ADBHA00008-BLP0MAN Max 2016-0077,. Although Hokkaido has strategic importance in navigation to the Arctic Ocean, nothing has been done about it so far, the diplomatic source added.Nike Free45-0607,HAND SPINNER / CAMO LEOPARDNike wonen Flyknit-0116,.
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 OTHER-0123,BURTON / YOUTH METALHEAD BP 18L SASQUATCH PRINT 136601-407Jordans flight-0053,.
This is an abridged translation of an article from the May issue of Sentaku, a monthly magazine covering political, social and economic scenes. Man Max UM-0026,GARAGE / 011001ZV BROWN 011001ZVAir Force LOW-0321,Did John Bolton try to sink the Trump-Kim summit?