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No ‘Squid Game’: South Korea’s real-life debt trap

South Korea Seoul railway station

Seoul, South KoreaReuters Many small business owners in South Korea recognise themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix drama Squid Game, who vie desperately for a chance to win $US38 million, exposing a debt trap that is all too familiar. Nearing retirement at 58, Yu Hee-sook paid off her debts long ago, […]