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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Nike Club Swoosh Short CP2175,Adidas Volley Response Boost Womens Black/Silver Metallic/Power Red Volleyball Shoes V2679511 Degrees Allover Lotus Swim Short CP2279,.
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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 KD VIII 'Hunts Hill Sunrise' Trainer CP4757,Nike Air Max Thea Womens Grey Mist/Grey Mist Running Shoes V56533Nike Air Jordan Eclipse Trainer CP4805,.
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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,Vans Trig Trainer CP5079,Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 32 Womens Black/Bright Crimson/Sail/Hyper Orange Running Shoes V14463Hunter Womens Original Tall Gloss Wellington Boot CP5156,.
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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 Sandals C Label Cider-4A Rose Gold/Black,Nike Air Max 90 Mens Squadron Blue/Black/Bright Citrus/Flight Silver Running Shoes V78909Womens Boots Calvin Klein Greta Shadow Grey Leather/Elastic,.
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