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2014-09-04

2014-09-04 12:43:31 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2014g.

1:   # This file is in the public domain, so clarified as of   # 2009-05-17 by Arthur David Olson.    - # This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better, + # This file is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to - # tz@iana.org for general use in the future). + # tz@iana.org for general use in the future). For more, please see + # the file CONTRIBUTING in the tz distribution.      # From Paul Eggert (2013-08-11):   #
25:   # I found in the UCLA library.   #   # For data circa 1899, a common source is: - # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94 - # <http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359>. + # Milne J. Civil time. Geogr J. 1899 Feb;13(2):173-94. + # http://www.jstor.org/stable/1774359   # -  + # For Russian data circa 1919, a source is: + # Byalokoz EL. New Counting of Time in Russia since July 1, 1919. + # (See the 'europe' file for a fuller citation.) + #   # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is   # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).   #
115:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Yerevan 2:58:00 - LMT 1924 May 2    3:00 - YERT 1957 Mar # Yerevan Time -  4:00 RussiaAsia YER%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia YER%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s    3:00 1:00 YERST 1991 Sep 23 # independence -  3:00 RussiaAsia AM%sT 1995 Sep 24 2:00s +  3:00 RussiaAsia AM%sT 1995 Sep 24 2:00s    4:00 - AMT 1997 -  4:00 RussiaAsia AM%sT 2012 Mar 25 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia AM%sT 2012 Mar 25 2:00s    4:00 - AMT      # Azerbaijan
132:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Baku 3:19:24 - LMT 1924 May 2    3:00 - BAKT 1957 Mar # Baku Time -  4:00 RussiaAsia BAK%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia BAK%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s    3:00 1:00 BAKST 1991 Aug 30 # independence    3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 Sep lastSat 23:00 -  4:00 - AZT 1996 # Azerbaijan time +  4:00 - AZT 1996 # Azerbaijan Time    4:00 EUAsia AZ%sT 1997    4:00 Azer AZ%sT      # Bahrain   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Manamah + Zone Asia/Bahrain 3:22:20 - LMT 1920 # Manamah    4:00 - GST 1972 Jun    3:00 - AST   
219:      # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Dhaka 2009 only - Jun 19 23:00 1:00 S - Rule Dhaka 2009 only - Dec 31 23:59 0 - + Rule Dhaka 2009 only - Dec 31 24:00 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Dhaka 6:01:40 - LMT 1890
250:      # Brunei   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan + Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan    7:30 - BNT 1933    8:00 - BNT   
259:   # Milne says 6:24:40 was the meridian of the time ball observatory at Rangoon.      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880 # or Yangon -  6:24:40 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time? -  6:30 - BURT 1942 May # Burma Time -  9:00 - JST 1945 May 3 -  6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time + Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880 # or Yangon +  6:24:40 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time? +  6:30 - BURT 1942 May # Burma Time +  9:00 - JST 1945 May 3 +  6:30 - MMT # Myanmar Time      # Cambodia   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? +  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?    7:00 - ICT 1912 May    8:00 - ICT 1931 May    7:00 - ICT
356:   # * The Republic of China instituted Beijing mean solar time effective   # the official calendar book of 1914.   # * The French Concession in Shanghai set up signal stations in - # French docks in the 1890s, controled by Xujiahui (Zikawei) - # Obervatory and set to local mean time. + # French docks in the 1890s, controlled by Xujiahui (Zikawei) + # Observatory and set to local mean time.   # * "From the end of the 19th century" it changed to UT+8.   # * Chinese Customs (by then reduced to a tool of foreign powers)   # eventually standardized on this time for all ports, and it
381:   # Xujiahui Observatory was under French control and stuck with UT+8.   #   # In earlier versions of this file, China had many separate Zone entries, but - # this was based on what was apparently incorrect data in Shanks & Pottenger. + # this was based on what were apparently incorrect data in Shanks & Pottenger.   # This has now been simplified to the two entries Asia/Shanghai and   # Asia/Urumqi, with the others being links for backward compatibility.   # Proposed in 1918 and theoretically in effect until 1949 (although in practice
501:   # "The Working-Calendar for The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Government"   # <http://www.sinkiang.gov.cn/service/ourworking/> (2014-04-22).   # Unfortunately, we have no good records of time in Xinjiang before 1986. - # During the 20th century parts of Xinjiang were ruled by the Qing dyansty, + # During the 20th century parts of Xinjiang were ruled by the Qing dynasty,   # the Republic of China, various warlords, the First and Second East Turkestan   # Republics, the Soviet Union, the Kuomintang, and the People's Republic of   # China, and tracking down all these organizations' timekeeping rules would be
698:   # Central Weather Bureau website was not correct.   #   # Original Bulletin: - # <http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=03502F0AKM1AF> - # <http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=0350300AKM1B0> (cont.) + # http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=03502F0AKM1AF + # http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=0350300AKM1B0 (cont.)   #   # In 1947, DST in Taiwan was expanded to Oct 31. There is a backup of that   # telegram announcement from Taiwan Province Government:   # - # <http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=0360310AKZ431> + # http://subtpg.tpg.gov.tw/og/image2.asp?f=0360310AKZ431   #   # Here is a brief translation:   #   # The Summer Time this year is adopted from midnight Apr 15 until Sep 20   # midnight. To save (energy?) consumption, we're expanding Summer Time - # adption till Oct 31 midnight. + # adoption till Oct 31 midnight.   #   # The Central Weather Bureau website didn't mention that, however it can   # be found from historical government announcement database.
741:   # Taipei or Taibei or T'ai-pei   Zone Asia/Taipei 8:06:00 - LMT 1896 Jan 1    8:00 - JWST 1937 Oct 1 -  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 21 01:00 +  9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 21 1:00    8:00 Taiwan C%sT      # Macau (Macao, Aomen)
761:   Rule Macau 1978 1980 - Apr Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Macau 1978 1980 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Macau 7:34:20 - LMT 1912 + Zone Asia/Macau 7:34:20 - LMT 1912 Jan 1    8:00 Macau MO%sT 1999 Dec 20 # return to China    8:00 PRC C%sT   
823:   # I don't know what can be done, especially knowing that some years ago our   # DST rules where changed THREE TIMES during one month.    - # Milne says Tbilisi (Tiflis) time was 2:59:05.7; round to nearest.) + # Milne 1899 says Tbilisi (Tiflis) time was 2:59:05.7. + # Byalokoz 1919 says Georgia was 2:59:11. + # Go with Byalokoz.      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:06 - LMT 1880 -  2:59:06 - TBMT 1924 May 2 # Tbilisi Mean Time + Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:11 - LMT 1880 +  2:59:11 - TBMT 1924 May 2 # Tbilisi Mean Time    3:00 - TBIT 1957 Mar # Tbilisi Time -  4:00 RussiaAsia TBI%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  4:00 RussiaAsia TBI%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s    3:00 1:00 TBIST 1991 Apr 9 # independence -  3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 1992 # Georgia Time +  3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 1992 # Georgia Time    3:00 E-EurAsia GE%sT 1994 Sep lastSun    4:00 E-EurAsia GE%sT 1996 Oct lastSun    4:00 1:00 GEST 1997 Mar lastSun    4:00 E-EurAsia GE%sT 2004 Jun 27 -  3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 2005 Mar lastSun 2:00 +  3:00 RussiaAsia GE%sT 2005 Mar lastSun 2:00    4:00 - GET      # East Timor
864:   # midnight on Saturday, September 16.      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Dili 8:22:20 - LMT 1912 + Zone Asia/Dili 8:22:20 - LMT 1912 Jan 1    8:00 - TLT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    9:00 - TLT 1976 May 3 -  8:00 - WITA 2000 Sep 17 00:00 +  8:00 - WITA 2000 Sep 17 0:00    9:00 - TLT      # India   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Kolkata 5:53:28 - LMT 1880 # Kolkata + Zone Asia/Kolkata 5:53:28 - LMT 1880 # Kolkata    5:53:20 - HMT 1941 Oct # Howrah Mean Time?    6:30 - BURT 1942 May 15 # Burma Time    5:30 - IST 1942 Sep
887:   # Indonesia   #   # From Gwillim Law (2001-05-28), overriding Shanks & Pottenger: - # <http://www.sumatera-inc.com/go_to_invest/about_indonesia.asp#standtime> + # http://www.sumatera-inc.com/go_to_invest/about_indonesia.asp#standtime   # says that Indonesia's time zones changed on 1988-01-01. Looking at some   # time zone maps, I think that must refer to Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat   # and Kalimantan Tengah) switching from UTC+8 to UTC+7.
924:   # Shanks & Pottenger say the next transition was at 1924 Jan 1 0:13,   # but this must be a typo.    7:07:12 - BMT 1923 Dec 31 23:47:12 # Batavia -  7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time +  7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time    7:30 - WIB 1942 Mar 23    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23    7:30 - WIB 1948 May
1082:   Rule Iran 2036 2037 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916 -  3:25:44 - TMT 1946 # Tehran Mean Time +  3:25:44 - TMT 1946 # Tehran Mean Time    3:30 - IRST 1977 Nov    4:00 Iran IR%sT 1979    3:30 Iran IR%sT
1127:   Rule Iraq 1991 2007 - Oct 1 3:00s 0 S   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Baghdad 2:57:40 - LMT 1890 -  2:57:36 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time? +  2:57:36 - BMT 1918 # Baghdad Mean Time?    3:00 - AST 1982 May    3:00 Iraq A%sT   
1355:      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:54 - LMT 1880 -  2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time? +  2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time?    2:00 Zion I%sT      
1371:   # daylight saving between 1948 and 1951, but "the system was discontinued   # because the public believed it would lead to longer working hours."    - # From Mayumi Negishi in the 2005-08-10 Japan Times - # <http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20050810f2.htm>: + # From Mayumi Negishi in the 2005-08-10 Japan Times: + # http://www.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/getarticle.pl5?nn20050810f2.htm   # Occupation authorities imposed daylight-saving time on Japan on   # [1948-05-01].... But lack of prior debate and the execution of   # daylight-saving time just three days after the bill was passed generated
1396:      # From Hideyuki Suzuki (1998-11-09):   # 'Tokyo' usually stands for the former location of Tokyo Astronomical - # Observatory: 139 degrees 44' 40.90" E (9h 18m 58.727s), 35 degrees 39' 16.0" N. + # Observatory: 139 degrees 44' 40.90" E (9h 18m 58.727s), + # 35 degrees 39' 16.0" N.   # This data is from 'Rika Nenpyou (Chronological Scientific Tables) 1996'   # edited by National Astronomical Observatory of Japan....   # JST (Japan Standard Time) has been used since 1888-01-01 00:00 (JST).
1586:    6:00 - KIZT 1982 Apr 1    5:00 RussiaAsia KIZ%sT 1991    5:00 - KIZT 1991 Dec 16 # independence -  5:00 - QYZT 1992 Jan 19 2:00 +  5:00 - QYZT 1992 Jan 19 2:00    6:00 RussiaAsia QYZ%sT 2005 Mar 15    6:00 - QYZT - # Aqtobe (aka Aktobe, formerly Akt'ubinsk) + # Aqtobe (aka Aktobe, formerly Aktyubinsk)   Zone Asia/Aqtobe 3:48:40 - LMT 1924 May 2    4:00 - AKTT 1930 Jun 21 # Aktyubinsk Time    5:00 - AKTT 1981 Apr 1
1609:    6:00 - SHET 1982 Apr 1    5:00 RussiaAsia SHE%sT 1991    5:00 - SHET 1991 Dec 16 # independence -  5:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT 1995 Mar lastSun 2:00 # Aqtau Time +  5:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT 1995 Mar lastSun 2:00 # Aqtau Time    4:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT 2005 Mar 15    5:00 - AQTT   # West Kazakhstan
1618:    5:00 - URAT 1981 Apr 1    5:00 1:00 URAST 1981 Oct 1    6:00 - URAT 1982 Apr 1 -  5:00 RussiaAsia URA%sT 1989 Mar 26 2:00 +  5:00 RussiaAsia URA%sT 1989 Mar 26 2:00    4:00 RussiaAsia URA%sT 1991    4:00 - URAT 1991 Dec 16 # independence    4:00 RussiaAsia ORA%sT 2005 Mar 15 # Oral Time
1629:      # From Paul Eggert (2005-08-15):   # According to an article dated today in the Kyrgyzstan Development Gateway - # <http://eng.gateway.kg/cgi-bin/page.pl?id=1&story_name=doc9979.shtml> + # http://eng.gateway.kg/cgi-bin/page.pl?id=1&story_name=doc9979.shtml   # Kyrgyzstan is canceling the daylight saving time system. I take the article   # to mean that they will leave their clocks at 6 hours ahead of UTC.   # From Malik Abdugaliev (2005-09-21):
1644:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Bishkek 4:58:24 - LMT 1924 May 2    5:00 - FRUT 1930 Jun 21 # Frunze Time -  6:00 RussiaAsia FRU%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s -  5:00 1:00 FRUST 1991 Aug 31 2:00 # independence -  5:00 Kyrgyz KG%sT 2005 Aug 12 # Kyrgyzstan Time +  6:00 RussiaAsia FRU%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  5:00 1:00 FRUST 1991 Aug 31 2:00 # independence +  5:00 Kyrgyz KG%sT 2005 Aug 12 # Kyrgyzstan Time    6:00 - KGT      ###############################################################################      # Korea (North and South)    - # From Annie I. Bang (2006-07-10) in - # <http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2006/07/10/200607100012.asp>: + # From Annie I. Bang (2006-07-10): + # http://www.koreaherald.co.kr/SITE/data/html_dir/2006/07/10/200607100012.asp   # The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy has already   # commissioned a research project [to reintroduce DST] and has said   # the system may begin as early as 2008.... Korea ran a daylight
1703:      # Laos   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 # or Viangchan -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? + Zone Asia/Vientiane 6:50:24 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 # or Viangchan +  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?    7:00 - ICT 1912 May    8:00 - ICT 1931 May    7:00 - ICT
1745:   Rule NBorneo 1935 1941 - Dec 14 0:00 0 -   #   # peninsular Malaysia - # The data here are taken from Mok Ly Yng (2003-10-30) - # <http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/teaching/timezone.html>. + # taken from Mok Ly Yng (2003-10-30) + # http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/teaching/timezone.html   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Kuala_Lumpur 6:46:46 - LMT 1901 Jan 1    6:55:25 - SMT 1905 Jun 1 # Singapore M.T.
1758:    7:30 - MALT 1982 Jan 1    8:00 - MYT # Malaysia Time   # Sabah & Sarawak - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): - # The data here are mostly from Shanks & Pottenger, but the 1942, 1945 and 1982 - # transition dates are from Mok Ly Yng. + # From Paul Eggert (2014-08-12): + # The data entries here are mostly from Shanks & Pottenger, but the 1942, 1945 + # and 1982 transition dates are from Mok Ly Yng.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Kuching 7:21:20 - LMT 1926 Mar -  7:30 - BORT 1933 # Borneo Time +  7:30 - BORT 1933 # Borneo Time    8:00 NBorneo BOR%sT 1942 Feb 16    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 12    8:00 - BORT 1982 Jan 1
1771:      # Maldives   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male -  4:54:00 - MMT 1960 # Male Mean Time -  5:00 - MVT # Maldives Time + Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male +  4:54:00 - MMT 1960 # Male Mean Time +  5:00 - MVT # Maldives Time      # Mongolia   
1835:   # Oscar van Vlijmen (2005-05-20) reports that the Mongolian Embassy in   # Washington, DC says there are two time zones, with DST observed.   # He also found - # <http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?subaction=showcomments&id=1111634894&archive=&start_from=&ucat=1&> + # http://ubpost.mongolnews.mn/index.php?subaction=showcomments&id=1111634894&archive=&start_from=&ucat=1&   # which also says that there is DST, and which has a comment by "Toddius"   # (2005-03-31 06:05 +0700) saying "Mongolia actually has 3.5 time zones.   # The West (OLGII) is +7 GMT, most of the country is ULAT is +8 GMT
1903:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   # Hovd, a.k.a. Chovd, Dund-Us, Dzhargalant, Khovd, Jirgalanta   Zone Asia/Hovd 6:06:36 - LMT 1905 Aug -  6:00 - HOVT 1978 # Hovd Time +  6:00 - HOVT 1978 # Hovd Time    7:00 Mongol HOV%sT   # Ulaanbaatar, a.k.a. Ulan Bataar, Ulan Bator, Urga   Zone Asia/Ulaanbaatar 7:07:32 - LMT 1905 Aug -  7:00 - ULAT 1978 # Ulaanbaatar Time +  7:00 - ULAT 1978 # Ulaanbaatar Time    8:00 Mongol ULA%sT - # Choibalsan, a.k.a. Bajan Tuemen, Bajan Tumen, Chojbalsan, + # Choibalsan, a.k.a. Bajan Tümen, Bajan Tumen, Chojbalsan,   # Choybalsan, Sanbejse, Tchoibalsan   Zone Asia/Choibalsan 7:38:00 - LMT 1905 Aug    7:00 - ULAT 1978
1973:   # Here is an article that Pakistan plan to introduce Daylight Saving Time   # on June 1, 2008 for 3 months.   # - # "... The federal cabinet on Wednesday announced a new conservation plan to help - # reduce load shedding by approving the closure of commercial centres at 9pm and - # moving clocks forward by one hour for the next three months. - # ...." + # "... The federal cabinet on Wednesday announced a new conservation plan to + # help reduce load shedding by approving the closure of commercial centres at + # 9pm and moving clocks forward by one hour for the next three months. ...."   #   # http://www.worldtimezone.net/dst_news/dst_news_pakistan01.html   # http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2008%5C05%5C15%5Cstory_15-5-2008_pg1_4
2023:      # From Alexander Krivenyshev (2009-09-28):   # According to Associated Press Of Pakistan, it is confirmed that - # Pakistan clocks across the country would be turned back by an hour from October - # 1, 2009. + # Pakistan clocks across the country would be turned back by an hour from + # October 1, 2009.   #   # "Clocks to go back one hour from 1 Oct"   # http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=86715&Itemid=2   # http://www.worldtimezone.com/dst_news/dst_news_pakistan07.htm -  - # From Steffen Thorsen (2009-09-29): - # Alexander Krivenyshev wrote: - # > According to Associated Press Of Pakistan, it is confirmed that - # > Pakistan clocks across the country would be turned back by an hour from October - # > 1, 2009. +    # -  + # From Steffen Thorsen (2009-09-29):   # Now they seem to have changed their mind, November 1 is the new date:   # http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=24742   # "The country's clocks will be reversed by one hour on November 1.
2076:   Rule Pakistan 2002 only - Apr Sun>=2 0:01 1:00 S   Rule Pakistan 2002 only - Oct Sun>=2 0:01 0 -   Rule Pakistan 2008 only - Jun 1 0:00 1:00 S - Rule Pakistan 2008 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 - + Rule Pakistan 2008 2009 - Nov 1 0:00 0 -   Rule Pakistan 2009 only - Apr 15 0:00 1:00 S - Rule Pakistan 2009 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 - +       # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
2153:      # From Paul Eggert (1999-09-20):   # Daoud Kuttab writes in Holiday havoc - # <http://www.jpost.com/com/Archive/22.Apr.1999/Opinion/Article-2.html> + # http://www.jpost.com/com/Archive/22.Apr.1999/Opinion/Article-2.html   # (Jerusalem Post, 1999-04-22) that   # the Palestinian National Authority changed to DST on 1999-04-15.   # I vaguely recall that they switch back in October (sorry, forgot the source).
2371:    2:00 EgyptAsia EE%sT 1967 Jun 5    2:00 Zion I%sT 1996    2:00 Jordan EE%sT 1999 -  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug 29 0:00 +  2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2008 Aug 29 0:00    2:00 - EET 2008 Sep    2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2010 -  2:00 - EET 2010 Mar 27 0:01 +  2:00 - EET 2010 Mar 27 0:01    2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Aug 1    2:00 - EET 2012    2:00 Palestine EE%sT
2394:   # Philippines, issued a proclamation announcing that 1844-12-30 was to   # be immediately followed by 1845-01-01; see R.H. van Gent's   # History of the International Date Line - # <http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/idl/idl_philippines.htm>. - # The rest of the data are from Shanks & Pottenger. + # http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/idl/idl_philippines.htm + # The rest of the data entries are from Shanks & Pottenger.    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-04-25): - # Tomorrow's Manila Standard reports that the Philippines Department of - # Trade and Industry is considering adopting DST this June when the - # rainy season begins. See - # <http://www.manilastandardtoday.com/?page=politics02_april26_2006>. - # For now, we'll ignore this, since it's not definite and we lack details. - # +    # From Jesper Nørgaard Welen (2006-04-26):   # ... claims that Philippines had DST last time in 1990:   # http://story.philippinetimes.com/p.x/ct/9/id/145be20cc6b121c0/cid/3e5bbccc730d258c/   # [a story dated 2006-04-25 by Cris Larano of Dow Jones Newswires,   # but no details]    -  + # From Paul Eggert (2014-08-14): + # The following source says DST may be instituted November-January and again + # March-June, but this is not definite. It also says DST was last proclaimed + # during the Ramos administration (1992-1998); but again, no details. + # Carcamo D. PNoy urged to declare use of daylight saving time. + # Philippine Star 2014-08-05 + # http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/08/05/1354152/pnoy-urged-declare-use-daylight-saving-time +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Phil 1936 only - Nov 1 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Phil 1937 only - Feb 1 0:00 0 -
2426:      # Qatar   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Qatar 3:26:08 - LMT 1920 # Al Dawhah / Doha + Zone Asia/Qatar 3:26:08 - LMT 1920 # Al Dawhah / Doha    4:00 - GST 1972 Jun    3:00 - AST   
2457:    3:00 - AST      # Singapore - # The data here are taken from Mok Ly Yng (2003-10-30) - # <http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/teaching/timezone.html>. + # taken from Mok Ly Yng (2003-10-30) + # http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/aslaksen/teaching/timezone.html   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Singapore 6:55:25 - LMT 1901 Jan 1    6:55:25 - SMT 1905 Jun 1 # Singapore M.T.
2501:   # at present, become 2400 hours of April 14, 2006 (midnight of April 14, 2006).      # From Peter Apps and Ranga Sirila of Reuters (2006-04-12) in: - # <http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=scienceNews&storyID=2006-04-12T172228Z_01_COL295762_RTRIDST_0_SCIENCE-SRILANKA-TIME-DC.XML> + # http://today.reuters.co.uk/news/newsArticle.aspx?type=scienceNews&storyID=2006-04-12T172228Z_01_COL295762_RTRIDST_0_SCIENCE-SRILANKA-TIME-DC.XML   # [The Tamil Tigers] never accepted the original 1996 time change and simply   # kept their clocks set five and a half hours ahead of Greenwich Mean   # Time (GMT), in line with neighbor India.
2540:      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Colombo 5:19:24 - LMT 1880 -  5:19:32 - MMT 1906 # Moratuwa Mean Time +  5:19:32 - MMT 1906 # Moratuwa Mean Time    5:30 - IST 1942 Jan 5    5:30 0:30 IHST 1942 Sep -  5:30 1:00 IST 1945 Oct 16 2:00 -  5:30 - IST 1996 May 25 0:00 -  6:30 - LKT 1996 Oct 26 0:30 -  6:00 - LKT 2006 Apr 15 0:30 +  5:30 1:00 IST 1945 Oct 16 2:00 +  5:30 - IST 1996 May 25 0:00 +  6:30 - LKT 1996 Oct 26 0:30 +  6:00 - LKT 2006 Apr 15 0:30    5:30 - IST      # Syria
2622:      # From Stephen Colebourne (2008-03-17):   # For everyone's info, I saw an IATA time zone change for [Syria] for - # this month (March 2008) in the last day or so...This is the data IATA - # are now using: + # this month (March 2008) in the last day or so....   # Country Time Standard --- DST Start --- --- DST End --- DST   # Name Zone Variation Time Date Time Date   # Variation
2710:   Rule Syria 2009 max - Oct lastFri 0:00 0 -      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq + Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq    2:00 Syria EE%sT      # Tajikistan
2718:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Dushanbe 4:35:12 - LMT 1924 May 2    5:00 - DUST 1930 Jun 21 # Dushanbe Time -  6:00 RussiaAsia DUS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s -  5:00 1:00 DUSST 1991 Sep 9 2:00s -  5:00 - TJT # Tajikistan Time +  6:00 RussiaAsia DUS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00s +  5:00 1:00 DUSST 1991 Sep 9 2:00s +  5:00 - TJT # Tajikistan Time      # Thailand   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
2733:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Ashgabat 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ashkhabad    4:00 - ASHT 1930 Jun 21 # Ashkhabad Time -  5:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00 +  5:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00    4:00 RussiaAsia ASH%sT 1991 Oct 27 # independence -  4:00 RussiaAsia TM%sT 1992 Jan 19 2:00 +  4:00 RussiaAsia TM%sT 1992 Jan 19 2:00    5:00 - TMT      # United Arab Emirates
2744:    4:00 - GST      # Uzbekistan + # Byalokoz 1919 says Uzbekistan was 4:27:53.   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Samarkand 4:27:12 - LMT 1924 May 2 + Zone Asia/Samarkand 4:27:53 - LMT 1924 May 2    4:00 - SAMT 1930 Jun 21 # Samarkand Time    5:00 - SAMT 1981 Apr 1    5:00 1:00 SAMST 1981 Oct 1
2756:   # Milne says Tashkent was 4:37:10.8; round to nearest.   Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:11 - LMT 1924 May 2    5:00 - TAST 1930 Jun 21 # Tashkent Time -  6:00 RussiaAsia TAS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00 +  6:00 RussiaAsia TAS%sT 1991 Mar 31 2:00    5:00 RussiaAsia TAS%sT 1991 Sep 1 # independence    5:00 RussiaAsia UZ%sT 1992    5:00 - UZT
2776:   # From Shanks & Pottenger:   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh 7:06:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9 -  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT? +  7:06:20 - SMT 1911 Mar 11 0:01 # Saigon MT?    7:00 - ICT 1912 May    8:00 - ICT 1931 May    7:00 - ICT