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‘Money Heist: Korea’ Races to Top of Netflix Global Viewing Chart

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief“Money Heist: Korea – Joint Economic Area” has become Netflix’s latest Korean-made international hit. The Korean remake of “La Casa de Papel” (aka “Money Heist”) is in first place on the streaming giant’s Global Non-English top ten chart over the last week.The series premiered on Friday (June 24), meaning that it only had three days to claim its spot in chart that covers the period June 20-26.

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'I'm a porn star - people still shaming sex workers in 2022 should wake up'
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Turkish sailor found near Bali after falling from ship and floating for three days
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