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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. Adidas Originals Stan Smith Ro W White,Men Salomon XA Pro 3D'Running Shoes' Swamp/Dark Titanium/Seaweed Green Model UK2395,Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Summer Mesh Tri Panel Ox Red,.
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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,Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi Metallic Snake Leather Black,Men Timberland Newmarket Camp Boots'Casual Shoes' Black Model UK2504,New Balance MRT580 Blue,.
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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. Nike Dunk Sb Low Cut Men Sports Shoes White Blue 200332,Men Under Armour Clutchfit Prodigy'Basketball Shoes' Blaze Orange/Black/White Model UK2789,Pier One Men Flat Shoes Dark Blue 374630,.
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