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More ominous is the acquisition of farmland by Chinese capital. For example, Gripz / Brigid Pointed Patent Wedges / Black,Nike LunarGlide+ 4 Premium Men's Running Shoes Suede Midnight Navy Team Red Silver Z8346Guess / Bennie Heels / Black,.
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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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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,Nike Wmns Nike Roshe One Black,Mens Nike Free 5.0 V3 Dark Blue Royal Blue Running Shoes Z8605Puma Carson Camo Mesh Green,.
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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 Air Max Air Max 90 Hyperfuse Men Shoes Red 430606,Nike Free Run+ 2 Mens Running Shoes Turquoise Gold Black White Z8818Nike Men Soccer Shoes Grape/Black/ 313958,.
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