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Nation’s first Antarctic airfield may see building begin by 2018

Progress continues on China’s first airfield in Antarctica, with site selection and a survey completed and plans set for construction to begin as early as year’s end, according to a senior scientist.

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Chinese warming up to holiday in Antarctica

More wealthy Chinese adventurers have scrambled to get to Antarctica during this Chinese New Year holiday season, with the country’s biggest online travel agency reporting a sharp rise in bookings, which can cost more than 200,000 yuan ($29,150).

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