hokkaido hokkaido  /hoʊ ˈkaɪ doʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the second largest of the four main islands of Japan; to the north of Honshu

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News

  • Hokkaido Faces Grid Congestion With Solar Application Surplus

    Developers of solar projects on Hokkaido are being forced to review their plans after the Japanese island’s sole utility received applications for large- scale solar plants that would exceed the grid’s capacity.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

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  1. "We must act, in Hokkaido and beyond -- not merely because it is the right thing to do but also because it is in the enlightened interest of all of us," Mr. Ban wrote in an published in all G-8 countries ahead of the group's meeting scheduled to...
    on Jul 6, 2008 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Quami Ekta

  2. "The G8 summit this year at Hokkaido will be the date with destiny on the issue," said Blair, who stepped down as prime minister last year after a decade in power.
    on Mar 14, 2008 By: Tony Blair Source: AFP

  3. "I will make sure what I heard from African leaders about many challenges including soaring food prices will be reflected in discussions at the Rome meeting and the G8 Hokkaido summit," Fukuda said.
    on May 30, 2008 By: Yasuo Fukuda Source: Reuters South Africa

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