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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. Vans Authentic Multicolor,Nike Air Max 2015 Mens Running Shoes Charcoal Grey Blue Z9488Vans Classic Slip On W x Peanuts Pink,.
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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,Ecco Eisner Casual Sneaker Men Sneakers Black/Coffee 149191,Mens Nike Air Max 90 Premium Tape Runinng Shoes Pewter Brown Atomic Red Anthracite Z9525Men Lace-Ups Black 245184,.
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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. Drish Boys Girls Sneakers White 216043,Nike Flyknit Air Max Mens Running Shoes Blue Black Orange Z9752Fashion Boutiques Online Adidas ACE16+ Purecontrol No Laces FG AG Soccer Boots Black Red White U15k9,.
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