Chinese money is pouring into Hokkaido at a much greater scale than imagined. In his recent visit to the island prefecture, Men's TURTLE FUR N.E. Solid Ragg Wool Beanie (DRAGONFLY),ADIDAS / MEKA PUSH GRAPHIC S/S WHITE / LIGHT GREY BJ8692Men's Under Armour Iso-Chill Mesh 6'' Boxerjock Boxer Briefs 2 Pack (White/Steel),, but a Chinese diplomatic source said he was just using the meeting as an excuse for touring the island.
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Nike Free46-0104,VANS / OTW RAGLAN 3/4 WHITE / BLACK / BLACK V00XXMWYB VXXMYB2Nike Free45-1017,. The penetration of Chinese money into Hokkaido has been progressing quietly but steadily. Basketball Kobe-0580,SUPRA / ABOVE S/S WHITE / NAVY 104000-111Basketball OTHER-0287,, Chinese capital last year purchased more than 2,400 hectares of forestland and an estimated 4,000 hectares of land for solar power generation — together equivalent to the area encompassed by the Yamanote Line in Tokyo. No doubt, there are additional land purchases by Chinese money not reported to the government.
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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, Man Max 87-0211,VANS / OTW PH PORT ROYALE HEATHER / WHITE V00QLHKRCMan Max Lunar-0064,. That body has never failed to send delegates to meetings of the Japan-China Friendship Association in places like Tokyo and Sapporo, MAN Max 2017-0055,DC / LEGENDZ STAR CREW BLUE IRIS ADYSF03015-BTL0Nike Flyknit-0209,.
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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 Sandals-0015,DC / KIDS STAR S/S SUMMER BLUES EDBZT03162-BRA0Basketball Durant-0251,.
Solar and biomass power plants run by Chinese companies abound in and around Kushiro and Shiranuka. Nike Free46-0125,DC / KIDS IDENTYKIT S/S BLACK EDBZT03211-KVJ0Jordans 12--082,.
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,Basketball Kobe--478,DC / KIDS BASEMENT PH BLACK / WHITE EDBSF03044-KVJ0Basketball OTHER--223,.
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China has seriously started thinking of turning Okinawa and Hokkaido, both well-suited for advance into the Pacific, Man Air Max 2010-0052,GARAGE / KIDS JK406 JUNGLE JK406Nike Free44-0896,. Although Hokkaido has strategic importance in navigation to the Arctic Ocean, nothing has been done about it so far, the diplomatic source added.Nike Free45-0639,HAND SPINNER / SHURIKEN BLUEBasketball James-0468,.
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. Jordans size14 15-0024,GARAGE / 016379 GREY / PURPLE 16379Basketball Kobe-0357,.
This is an abridged translation of an article from the May issue of Sentaku, a monthly magazine covering political, social and economic scenes. Basketball kyrie-0010,GARAGE / 023982 SMOKE / BLUE 23982Air Force LOW-0326,Did John Bolton try to sink the Trump-Kim summit?