How Squid Game’s Jung Ho-yeon became an overnight icon

From becoming an ambassador for Louis Vuitton, to gaining a record-breaking 20 million followers on Instagram, the Netflix actress’ budding resume is filling up with accomplishments

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My Hong Kong | Why Hong Kong people would win Squid Game contests hands down

The Netflix hit Korean series Squid Game revolves around simple but deadly children’s games, requiring survival skills that many Hong Kong people use in everyday life.

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