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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Aldo / Faseto Sneakers / Black Synthetic,Men Nike Tiempo Legacy Leather FG'Soccer Shoes' Green Strike/Black/Green Strike Model UK1543,Aldo / Rosolen Loafers / Light Pink,.
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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. Kiki / Trendy Sandals / Brown,Men Nike Kobe Mentality'Basketball Shoes' Deep Pewter/Black/Tumbled Grey/Total Orange Model UK1728,Louis Cuppers / Stitch Detail Loafers / Khaki,.
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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,Adidas Originals Los Angeles W Black,Men Nike Hypervenom Phatal 2 FG'Soccer Shoes' Green Strike/Black Model UK1806,Adidas Originals Zx Flux Adv Verve W White,.
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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. Adidas Skateboarding Adicourt Stripes Men Sneakers Night Red/White/Bright Orange 865637,Men Nike Air Max 95'Running Shoes' Obsidian/Black/Black Model UK2143,Rocky 2984 Cruiser Casual Lacer Wp Men Work Boots Auburn Soggy Leather 556509,.
This is an abridged translation of an article from the May issue of Sentaku, a monthly magazine covering political, social and economic scenes. Men Boots Black 553076,Men Nike Hypervenom Phantom AG'Soccer Shoes' Hyper Crimson/Atomic Orange/White Model UK2206,Dekline Dekline Bixby Men Sneakers Black Antique Suede 796588,Did John Bolton try to sink the Trump-Kim summit?