The 25th Hour
Adv-Intermediate
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A documentary focused on creating a large-scale daily broadcast section, the column is committed to the historical, political, economic, social and cultural point of view, recorded near the contemporary China's daily life.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 1

The idea of vegetarianism started in China thousands of years ago. So, let's find out why people started to become vegetarians.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 2

It feels good to start the New Year off with a bowl of veggie noodles.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 3

Longhua Temple's veggie noodles are a traditional dish that one eats for the New Year. Six hundred bowls of these noodles can be made in just one hour.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 4

As the most delicious vegetarian dishes come from the temples, a visit to one may be in order to try top vegetarian dishes.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 5

The Jade Buddhist Temple in Shanghai is famous for its vegetarian meals. It is a must-try if you are into veggie dishes.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 6

Behind every dish, there is a meaning. This vegetarian dish is called "Understand and Embrace."

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 7

The lotus flower is a symbol of Buddhism. Therefore, a vegetarian dish is made with this concept in mind.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 8

One needs creativity to cook an impressive dish. The Bead Curtain is a very interesting vegetarian dish that uses aloe as its main ingredient.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 9

Olive Oil-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms: a simple but delicious dish.

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Chinese Buddhist Vegetarianism Part 10

Getting the freshest ingredients is also a very important step in making delicious vegetarian dishes.

Love at an Older Age

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Love at an Older Age Part 1

In this episode of The 25th Hour, we first meet 82-year-old Wu Ren Di who is looking for love in his native Shanghai.

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Love at an Older Age Part 2

82-year-old Wu Ren Di was married for over 40 years before his wife passed away in 2001.

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Love at an Older Age Part 3

Even in retirement, Mister Wu keeps busy with stock trading.

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Love at an Older Age Part 4

After his first marriage, 82-year-old Wu Ren Di had a short-lived marriage of four months.

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Love at an Older Age Part 5

Divorced for a decade, Ying met the love of her life at a singles salon.

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Love at an Older Age Part 6

Ying had no choice but to leave her boyfriend of four years after his daughter did not approve of their decision to get married.

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Love at an Older Age Part 7

The elderly today not only have physical needs, but spiritual needs as well.

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Love at an Older Age Part 8

Despite meeting a 64 year-old man at 59 years of age, Wan Mei Ling claims Ni Sheng Rong is the man she's been waiting for her entire life.

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Love at an Older Age Part 9

Wan Mei Ling faces opposition from her family regarding her relationship with Ni Sheng Rong.

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Love at an Older Age Part 10

Wan Mei Ling has made many sacrifices for the man she loves.

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Love at an Older Age Part 11

This new generation of young people in China needs to stop laying claim to their parents' assets.

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Love at an Older Age Part 12

Each week, a government-supported dating service hosts matchmaking events for the elderly.

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Love at an Older Age Part 13

Ren Hai Hua has been a matchmaker for the elderly for over a decade.

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Love at an Older Age Part 14

Meet Zhu Hong and Mister Zhang, an elderly couple who recently met in Pudong.

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Love at an Older Age Part 15

Zhu Hong's partner, Mister Zhang, wholeheartedly supports her in her endeavors.

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Love at an Older Age Part 16

Zhu Hong and Mister Zhang were one of the luckier elderly couples that had the support and blessing of their children.

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Love at an Older Age Part 17

Elderly people in Shanghai are finding their own ways to live their lives to the fullest.

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