TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An online campaign by Taiwanese netizens to ban the flag of China, also known as the Five-star Red Flag, from being displayed in public spaces in Taiwan has surpassed the 5,000 signature threshold, announced the National Development Council (NDC) on Thursday, reported CNA. 
In the online petition, which had received over 7,321 signatures at the time of publication, netizens requested that a new law be put in place to ban the “hanging, exhibiting, and displaying China’s Five-star Red Flag in public.”
Reasons listed for the petition include China’s refusal to accept Taiwan’s status as a sovereign independent country, its constant efforts to unify Taiwan with China, it’s endless military threats, and the increasing frequency with which the Chinese flag has appeared in public areas in Taiwan to condition Taiwanese people into accepting unification.
 NDC official Pan Kuo-tsai (???) said to CNA that the petition to ban the Chinese flag in public places has been passed on …