After realising the truth, they started to intervene, saying “He’s already acknowledged that he was at fault”, “you aren’t injured either, you can’t keep hitting him”…But the woman would not listen to reason and, getting angrier, raised her umbrella and brought it down upon the honest man’s head, then picked up the scattered plastic boxes, raised them to the his face, and screeched, “Eat it! Then a surprising thing happened: from the crowd, angered by what was happening, a single leg flew out, kicking the woman’s left thigh.
For decades afterward, Chinese officials boasted that prostitution, which is described in Chinese texts dating to the sixth century B. But since 1980 China has shifted its economic orientation and political horizons, and foreigners have flooded the country's tourist sites.
Fuzhou in Chinese is "有福之州” (yǒufúzhīzhōu), meaning "good luck city." The Yuanhe Maps and Records of Prefectures and Counties, a Chinese geographical treatise published in the 9th century, says that Fuzhou's name came from Mount Futo, a mountain northwest of the city.
The mountain's name was then combined with -zhou, meaning "settlement" or "prefecture," in a manner similar to many other Chinese cities.
During the Warring States period, area of Fuzhou was sometimes referred to as Ye (Chinese: In 306 BC, the Yue Kingdom (present-day Zhejiang) fell to the state of Chu.
Han Dynasty historian Sima Qian wrote that the surviving members of the Yue royal family fled south to what is now Fujian, where they settled alongside the native Yue people, joining Han and Yue culture to create Minyue.