Japan alarmed as Chinese buy up farmland near military base

TOKYO, Oct 21 (Spotlight on China) - Chinese buyers have become interested in farmland in Japan, and policymakers in the country are uncomfortable with this.

According to Nikkei Asia, the Japanese government was aware of the sale of land in Hokkaido to an unnamed firm with financial links to China. The land is around 35 km (21 miles) from a Japanese Air Self-Defense Force radar site.


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