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The Dating Show Video Blogger Part 1

On "The Dating Show," where a male guest tries to sell himself to 24 potential girlfriends, video blogger Dou Hongyu seems to be doing pretty well – despite comments by one girl that he looks like he still belongs in primary school – before taking a nosedive with some outlandish statements about his future wife's physical assets and place in the home.

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The Dating Show Video Blogger Part 2

Dou Hongyu is forced to make an exit after none of the girls vote for him, but still gets some compliments about the importance of his work in China today.

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Meaning of Happiness Short Film Part 1

A young man discusses what it means to be happy in the context of living in a big city and with a high-stress job.

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Meaning of Happiness Short Film Part 2

Three people discuss the the meaning of happiness. For some it's living a good life and flourishing; for others it's the little things.

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NGO in China Coming home Part 1

Fang Chao is every Chinese parent's dream- or at least it appears that way.

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NGO in China Coming home Part 2

Love gives Fang Chao the courage to make an important decision.

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NGO in China Coming home Part 3

Upon learning about his secret, Fang Chao's parents force him out of the house.

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The Connoisseur Pilot Part 1

In order to appreciate wine, you have to start with the fundamentals. In this video, get a basic introduction to the world of fine wines.

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The Connoisseur Pilot Part 2

Before you even take your first sip of a wine, there’s a lot you need to know. From pouring, to swirling, to smelling, this video has it all.

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The Connoisseur Pilot Part 3

Just when you think you’re ready to sample a wine, there are a few essentials that you can’t forget. In this video, let Martin the expert fill you in on just exactly what they are.

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The Connoisseur Sparkling Wine Part 1

Did you know that a bottle of champagne can actually be a lethal weapon? Only if the bottle isn't opened correctly, that is. Watch Martin teach Zorro the basics of opening champagne in this episode of "The Connoisseur."

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The Connoisseur Sparkling Wine Part 2

Do you know what exactly is inside a bottle of champagne? Where do those gas bubbles come from? Find out in this video!

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The Connoisseur Chinese Food and Wine Part 1

Ever wonder how wine is paired with Chinese food? In this episode, Martin shows us how to bring them together in perfect harmony. And don’t forget to toast at your next meal!

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The Connoisseur Chinese Food and Wine Part 2

Which wine should you choose to go with Drunkard Chicken Shao Xing Style?

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The Connoisseur Chinese Food and Wine Part 3

Which wine should you choose to go with sautéed shrimp?

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Bu Dong Zhuang Dong Part 2

Do you know whether ginger grows on the ground or in a tree? Unfortunately for the man in this video, neither does he.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Bi Shang Bu Zu, Bi Xia You Yu

This story brings alive the Chinese idiom about contentment. It depicts how a small little bird that is not strikingly beautiful stays happy every day.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Ai Wu Ji Wu

This video explains the origin of the Chinese proverb "Ai Wu Ji Wu."

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms An Du Chen Cang Part 2

The story continues with Liu Bang plotting to seize the strategically-important Guanzhong area with a clever tactic of deception dubbed "To Secretly Cross at Chencang." After defeating Xiang Yu, Liu Bang went on to found the Han Dynasty.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Yu Bang Zhi Zhen

Learn the story behind the idiom, "A third party benefits from a tussle."

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms An Wu Tian Ri

A grizzly tale of a mysterious series of murders in Qing-era Guangdong gives us a saying which means "an absence of justice." This video explains the origins of the phrase and breaks down its meaning character by character.

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms E Yu Feng Cheng

This Eastern Han-era story of a principled man who turned down a duke's invitation is the origin of an expression which means "to flatter and suck up to."

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Historic Chinese Legends, Tales and Idioms Gui Tu Sai Pao

Never look down on someone who is not as good as you in some areas. Here's why.

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