A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images
A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images
Wee Kek Koon
Opinion

Opinion

Reflections by Wee Kek Koon

Much like Mississippi, China has changed its flag before – it’s had four in 130 years

  • The US state recently voted to remove Confederate imagery from its flag
  • It was only in the 19th century that China established its first national flag

A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images
A man holds a flag in Tiananmen Square, in Beijing, on October 1, 2014. Photo: Getty Images
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