The flags concept was one developed from the BBC World 1995 look, which to this day remains very classy IMO.
A 1995 junction, starting with the end of a break filler (before the Automated Breakfiller was introduced, generic monthly highlights trails filled the breaks), then a trail for World Business Report, then symbol to a news bulletin with Peter Dobbie.
This is appears to be a partial copy of the laserdisc for BBC World 1995 and includes clean symbols, break bumpers, stings and news titles:
I suspect, given the Japanese breakdown slides to was the end of the clip, this was a tape sent to a partner broadcaster in the region.
Two minutes regions...