The new law helps to identify and limit national security threats, but concerns remain about allowing foreign ownership of lands near “vigilance areas.”
As foreign companies with Chinese ties increase land holdings, so do the defense-related implications. Who should have the right to buy property in Japan?
The land purchases will allow the buyers to monitor activities at the U.S. military bases, Self-Defense Forces and Japan Coast Guard facilities, and space development installations.
~Who bought land near significant national security sites - and why? Shouldn’t the Government Know?~ About 80 high-security locations in Japan have apparently been...