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An Eyeful of Red Flags – Xinhua

Remember last year’s “Nail House” story ( pictures) ? Here is an interesting variation on the theme. In the following photo, published with a report from Xinhua dated January 5, 2008, nearly 200 Chinese flags hang from apartment buildings in a housing complex in Xi’an’s Stele Forest district that is being demolished. In December, according […]

China Jails Man Who Burned National Flag at School for 6 Months – AP

From AP, via SignOnSanDiego: A man who burned a school’s Chinese flag after a fight with students there has been jailed for six months for “insulting the national flag,” a news report said Sunday. The man, identified only by his surname Zhao, got into a fight with two students at a school in Datong County […]

The “Six Star Red Flag” and blogger’s comments

The Chinese National Flag is a red flag with five yellow stars. In the official interpretation, the design uses red as its background (symbolizing the blood of the soldiers who were lost in wars) and bright yellow for its stars....

A Matter Of Flag

From The Letter from China blog: Beijing delegation officials seized the Republic of China flags carried by Taiwan’s teenage athletes at International Children’s Games, TVBS reports. Taiwanese medal winners draped the blue-sky-with-a-white-sun national flag around their shoulders and the act provoked the Beijing team. “Do you have to use force?” asked Taipei delegation leader, deputy […]

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