North Korea's national flag was raised in the South Thursday for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, organisers said, after an exemption came into force to avoid breaching Seoul's tough national security law.
Thousands took to the streets on Australia Day on Friday to protest against the celebration of the start of white colonisation and persecution of Aboriginal Australians 230 years ago.
The Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) will host a flag relay on Thursday (December 14) in a bid to unite, inspire and share pride with the nation through Team Qatar in celebration of this year’s National Day.
China's largely rubber-stamp parliament is considering jail terms of up to three years for people who disrespect the national anthem or flag in public, while an existing anthem law will be applied in Hong Kong, state media said on Tuesday.
Malaysia has apologised to Indonesia over the upside down printing of the Indonesian flag in a souvenir guidebook handed out at the opening of the Southeast Asian Games.
India's government ordered major universities to prominently display the country's flag at a time when it is struggling to contain the largest nationwide student protests in a quarter of a century, officials said.