Changsha has a 3,000-year history of occupation, and was an important center of the Chu State culture in the Warring States period (5th-3rd c. BC). The lacquerware and silk textiles recovered from a Western Han (2nd century BC) tomb at Changsha are an indication of the richness of local craft traditions. In 1904 Changsha was opened to foreign trade, and large numbers of Europeans and Americans settled there. Changsha was the site of Mao Zedong's conversion to communism. It was the scene of major battles in the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-45 and was briefly occupied by the Japanese. Today Changsha is an important commercial center and river port, with abundant light industrial production.
ZHOU HUI, in her 20s, who had her right leg amputated after a car accident, regained confidence since she fell in love with fitness ... “As long as you don’t give up on yourself, there is still hope for everything ... Zhou moved from Changsha to Shenzhen more than one year ago. She is impressed with her barrier-free life here ... (Xia Yuanjie). .
CHANGSHA, China, March 7 (Xinhua) -- What would you choose to do after retirement when reaching 60 years old? Taking care of grandchildren or just staying home? In ChangshaCity of central China'sHunan Province, a group of retirees chose to lighten up their life with basketball.