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Nonconformist Youn Yuh-jung: South Korea’s first Oscar-nominated actress

Septuagenarian Youn Yuh-jung, the first South Korean actress nominated for an Oscar, has spent decades portraying nonconformist characters, from a vicious heiress to an ageing prostitute, challenging social norms in both her career and life. Her role in “Minari”, a family drama about Korean immigrants in the US, is more conventional: grandmother to a mischievous young boy trying to fit into rural Arkansas. The film secured six Academy Award nominations last week, also including best picture, best director and best actor. That raises the prospect of a second multi-Oscar haul for a Korean-language...

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Oldest restaurants in Asia: These heritage establishments are at least 100 years old

In this day and age where new restaurants come and go like seasons, there are few that have survived the test of time. Whether they have been passed down from one generation to another, or have changed hands completely, these restaurants in Asia are still up and running — and are all at least 100 years old. Here’s a closer look at 8 of the oldest restaurants in Asia that will transport you back in time – Tek Heng, Bangkok, Thailand Tek Heng, Bangkok, Thailand. (Image: Google Maps) Established: 1890 (131 years old) Also known as Mee Krob Jeen Lee, this restaurant claims to have been around since...

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