A government building in Huai’an, Jiangxi Province has been spotted with a torn national flag resembling the Vietnamese flag in front of its building.
The flag fluttering in front of the city’s State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission has been torn with two thirds of the flag (including the four stars believed to represent Workers, Peasants, Petty Bhourgeoisie and National Bourgeoisie) missing. Since there is only one big star against the red background , the flag looks more like the Vietnamese flag than the Chinese one.
China’s national flag law forbids any public appearance of broken, color-faded, stained or disqualified national flags. It remains to be seen if any punishment will be meted out to the department.