Bali, Indonesia

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The flag of Indonesia has a simple design has important meaning to its people.  The red stripe stands for blood of the people and the human body while the white stripe represents the soul and the spirit.  Together the red and white represent a complete human being.  The people of Indonesia call it ‘Sang Saka Merah Putih’, whichRead more

Colombo, Sri Lanka

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There is much symbolism in the unique design of national flag of Sri Lanka.  The gold border around the flag represents the unity of all people of Sri Lanka.  The green stripe represents its Muslim people and the orange stripe represents the Hindu Tamils.  The gold represents Buddhism and the saffron stands for a long life.  The golden lion isRead more

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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The unique design of the flag of Malaysia has significant meaning.  The 14 stripes and 14-pointed yellow star represent the 13 member states of the Malaysian federation and the Federal District of Kuala Lumpur, each having equal status.  The crescent and star represent the primary religion of Islam and yellow represents royalty.  The blue square stands for unity of theRead more