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2013-04-24

2013-04-24 19:32:17 by Henrik Grubbström (Grubba) <grubba@grubba.org>

Updated to tzdata2013b.

1:   # <pre> - # @(#)asia 8.73 +    # 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,   # go ahead and edit the file (and please send any changes to - # tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for general use in the future). + # tz@iana.org for general use in the future).    - # From Paul Eggert (2006-03-22): + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21):   #   # A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is   # Thomas G. Shanks and Rique Pottenger, The International Atlas (6th edition),
26:   # Whitman Publishing Co, 2 Niagara Av, Ealing, London (undated), which   # 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>. + #   # A reliable and entertaining source about time zones is   # Derek Howse, Greenwich time and longitude, Philip Wilson Publishers (1997).   #
280:    8:00 - BNT      # Burma / Myanmar +  + # 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 -  6:24:36 - RMT 1920 # Rangoon Mean Time? +  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
385:    8:00 PRC C%sT   # Zhongyuan Time ("Central plain Time")   # most of China - Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - LMT 1928 + # Milne gives 8:05:56.7; round to nearest. + Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:57 - LMT 1928    8:00 Shang C%sT 1949    8:00 PRC C%sT   # Long-shu Time (probably due to Long and Shu being two names of that area)
482:    8:00 PRC C%sT       + # Hong Kong (Xianggang) +  + # Milne gives 7:36:41.7; round this. +    # From Lee Yiu Chung (2009-10-24):   # I found there are some mistakes for the...DST rule for Hong   # Kong. [According] to the DST record from Hong Kong Observatory (actually,
548:   # The Japanese surrender of Hong Kong was signed 1945-09-15.   # For lack of anything better, use start of those days as the transition times.    - # Hong Kong (Xianggang) +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule HK 1941 only - Apr 1 3:30 1:00 S   Rule HK 1941 only - Sep 30 3:30 0 -
570:   Rule HK 1979 only - May Sun>=8 3:30 1:00 S   Rule HK 1979 only - Oct Sun>=16 3:30 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:36 - LMT 1904 Oct 30 + Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:42 - LMT 1904 Oct 30    8:00 HK HK%sT 1941 Dec 25    9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 15    8:00 HK HK%sT
647:   ###############################################################################      # Cyprus + # + # Milne says the Eastern Telegraph Company used 2:14:00. Stick with LMT. + #   # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Apr 13 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Oct 12 0:00 0 -
1171:   #   # ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2005+beyond.ps    - # From Paul Eggert (2005-02-22): + # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-26):   # I used Ephraim Silverberg's dst-israel.el program   # <ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/software/dst-israel.el> (2005-02-20)   # along with Ed Reingold's cal-hebrew in GNU Emacs 21.4, - # to generate the transitions in this list. + # to generate the transitions from 2005 through 2012.   # (I replaced "lastFri" with "Fri>=26" by hand.) - # The spring transitions below all correspond to the following Rule: + # The spring transitions all correspond to the following Rule:   # - # Rule Zion 2005 max - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D + # Rule Zion 2005 2012 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D   #   # but older zic implementations (e.g., Solaris 8) do not support   # "Fri>=26" to mean April 1 in years like 2005, so for now we list the
1196:   Rule Zion 2010 only - Sep 12 2:00 0 S   Rule Zion 2011 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Zion 2011 only - Oct 2 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2012 2015 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D + Rule Zion 2012 only - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D   Rule Zion 2012 only - Sep 23 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2013 only - Sep 8 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2014 only - Sep 28 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2015 only - Sep 20 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2016 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2016 only - Oct 9 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2017 2021 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2017 only - Sep 24 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2018 only - Sep 16 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2019 only - Oct 6 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2020 only - Sep 27 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2021 only - Sep 12 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2022 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2022 only - Oct 2 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2023 2032 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2023 only - Sep 24 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2024 only - Oct 6 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2025 only - Sep 28 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2026 only - Sep 20 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2027 only - Oct 10 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2028 only - Sep 24 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2029 only - Sep 16 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2030 only - Oct 6 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2031 only - Sep 21 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2032 only - Sep 12 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2033 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2033 only - Oct 2 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2034 2037 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D - Rule Zion 2034 only - Sep 17 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2035 only - Oct 7 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2036 only - Sep 28 2:00 0 S - Rule Zion 2037 only - Sep 13 2:00 0 S +     -  + # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-10-18): + # Yesterday, the Interior Ministry Committee, after more than a year + # past, approved sending the proposed June 2011 changes to the Time + # Decree Law back to the Knesset for second and third (final) votes + # before the upcoming elections on Jan. 22, 2013. Hence, although the + # changes are not yet law, they are expected to be so before February 2013. + # + # As of 2013, DST starts at 02:00 on the Friday before the last Sunday in March. + # DST ends at 02:00 on the first Sunday after October 1, unless it occurs on the + # second day of the Jewish Rosh Hashana holiday, in which case DST ends a day + # later (i.e. at 02:00 the first Monday after October 2). + # [Rosh Hashana holidays are factored in until 2100.] +  + # From Ephraim Silverberg (2012-11-05): + # The Knesset passed today (in second and final readings) the amendment to the + # Time Decree Law making the changes ... law. +  + # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S + Rule Zion 2013 max - Mar Fri>=23 2:00 1:00 D + Rule Zion 2013 2026 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S + Rule Zion 2027 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S + Rule Zion 2028 max - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S + # The following rules are commented out for now, as they break older + # versions of zic that support only signed 32-bit timestamps, i.e., + # through 2038-01-19 03:14:07 UTC. + #Rule Zion 2028 2053 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S + #Rule Zion 2054 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S + #Rule Zion 2055 2080 - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S + #Rule Zion 2081 only - Oct Mon>=3 2:00 0 S + #Rule Zion 2082 max - Oct Sun>=2 2:00 0 S +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880    2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time?
1363:   # From Arthur David Olson (2009-04-06):   # We still have Jordan switching to DST on Thursdays in 2000 and 2001.    + # From Steffen Thorsen (2012-10-25): + # Yesterday the government in Jordan announced that they will not + # switch back to standard time this winter, so the will stay on DST + # until about the same time next year (at least). + # http://www.petra.gov.jo/Public_News/Nws_NewsDetails.aspx?NewsID=88950 + # + # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-25): + # For now, assume this is just a one-year measure. If it becomes + # permanent, we should move Jordan from EET to AST effective tomorrow. +    # Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S   Rule Jordan 1973 only - Jun 6 0:00 1:00 S   Rule Jordan 1973 1975 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
1391:   Rule Jordan 2003 only - Oct 24 0:00s 0 -   Rule Jordan 2004 only - Oct 15 0:00s 0 -   Rule Jordan 2005 only - Sep lastFri 0:00s 0 - - Rule Jordan 2006 max - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 - + Rule Jordan 2006 2011 - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 - + Rule Jordan 2013 max - Oct lastFri 0:00s 0 -   # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931    2:00 Jordan EE%sT
1794:    5:45 - NPT # Nepal Time      # Oman +  + # Milne says 3:54:24 was the meridian of the Muscat Tidal Observatory. +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:20 - LMT 1920 + Zone Asia/Muscat 3:54:24 - LMT 1920    4:00 - GST      # Pakistan
2042:   # occurred before our cutoff date of 1970.   # However, as we get more information, we may need to add entries   # for parts of the West Bank as they transitioned from Israel's rules - # to Palestine's rules. If you have more info about this, please - # send it to tz@elsie.nci.nih.gov for incorporation into future editions. + # to Palestine's rules.      # From IINS News Service - Israel - 1998-03-23 10:38:07 Israel time,   # forwarded by Ephraim Silverberg:
2294:      # From Arthur David Olson (2011-09-20):   # 2011 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2011-09-20. + # From Paul Eggert (2012-10-12): + # 2012 transitions per http://www.timeanddate.com as of 2012-10-12.      # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]   Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2304:    2:00 Palestine EE%sT 2011 Apr 2 12:01    2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Aug 1    2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 28 +  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00    2:00 - EET      Zone Asia/Hebron 2:20:23 - LMT 1900 Oct
2319:    2:00 - EET 2011 Aug 30    2:00 1:00 EEST 2011 Sep 30 3:00    2:00 - EET 2012 Mar 30 -  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 28 3:00 +  2:00 1:00 EEST 2012 Sep 21 1:00    2:00 - EET      # Paracel Is
2389:   # no information      # Sri Lanka +  + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # Milne says "Madras mean time use from May 1, 1898. Prior to this Colombo + # mean time, 5h. 4m. 21.9s. F., was used." But 5:04:21.9 differs considerably + # from Colombo's meridian 5:19:24, so for now ignore Milne and stick with + # Shanks and Pottenger. +    # From Paul Eggert (1996-09-03):   # "Sri Lanka advances clock by an hour to avoid blackout"   # (www.virtual-pc.com/lankaweb/news/items/240596-2.html, 1996-05-24,
2688:      # Vietnam    + # From Paul Eggert (2013-02-21): + # Milne gives 7:16:56 for the meridian of Saigon in 1899, as being + # used in Lower Laos, Cambodia, and Annam. But this is quite a ways + # from Saigon's location. For now, ignore this and stick with Shanks + # and Pottenger. +    # From Arthur David Olson (2008-03-18):   # The English-language name of Vietnam's most populous city is "Ho Chi Min City";   # we use Ho_Chi_Minh below to avoid a name of more than 14 characters.
2701:    7:00 - ICT      # Yemen +  + # Milne says 2:59:54 was the meridian of the saluting battery at Aden, + # and that Yemen was at 1:55:56, the meridian of the Hagia Sophia. +    # Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL] - Zone Asia/Aden 3:00:48 - LMT 1950 + Zone Asia/Aden 2:59:54 - LMT 1950    3:00 - AST