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@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
-# @(#)asia 7.77
+# @(#)asia 7.84
# 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).
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1999-03-22):
+# From Paul Eggert (1999-03-22):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (5th edition),
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@ 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
3:00 1:00 BAKST 1991 Aug 30 # independence
- 3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 Sep lastSun 2:00s
+ 3:00 RussiaAsia AZ%sT 1992 Sep lastSat 23:00
4:00 - AZT 1996 # Azerbaijan time
4:00 EUAsia AZ%sT 1997
4:00 Azer AZ%sT
@@ -137,8 +137,12 @@ Zone Asia/Thimphu 5:58:36 - LMT 1947 Aug 15 # or Thimbu
# British Indian Ocean Territory
# Whitman and the 1995 CIA time zone map say 5:00, but the
# 1997 and later maps say 6:00. Assume the switch occurred in 1996.
+# We have no information as to when standard time was introduced;
+# assume it occurred in 1907, the same year as Mauritius (which
+# then contained the Chagos Archipelago).
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Indian/Chagos 5:00 - IOT 1996 # BIOT Time
+Zone Indian/Chagos 4:49:40 - LMT 1907
+ 5:00 - IOT 1996 # BIOT Time
6:00 - IOT
# Brunei
@@ -186,7 +190,7 @@ Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
# CHINA 8 H AHEAD OF UTC ALL OF CHINA, INCL TAIWAN
# CHINA 9 H AHEAD OF UTC APR 17 - SEP 10
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
+# From Paul Eggert (1995-12-19):
# Shanks writes that China has had a single time zone since 1980 May 1,
# observing summer DST from 1986 through 1991; this contradicts Devine's
# note about Time magazine, though apparently _something_ happened in 1986.
@@ -197,7 +201,6 @@ Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
Rule Shang 1940 only - Jun 3 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Shang 1940 1941 - Oct 1 0:00 0 S
Rule Shang 1941 only - Mar 16 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule PRC 1949 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 S
Rule PRC 1986 only - May 4 0:00 1:00 D
Rule PRC 1986 1991 - Sep Sun>=11 0:00 0 S
Rule PRC 1987 1991 - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
@@ -325,19 +328,19 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
Link Asia/Nicosia Europe/Nicosia
# Georgia
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1994-11-19):
+# From Paul Eggert (1994-11-19):
# Today's _Economist_ (p 60) reports that Georgia moved its clocks forward
# an hour recently, due to a law proposed by Zurab Murvanidze,
# an MP who went on a hunger strike for 11 days to force discussion about it!
# We have no details, but we'll guess they didn't move the clocks back in fall.
#
-# From Mathew Englander <mathew@io.org>, quoting AP (1996-10-23 13:05-04):
+# From Mathew Englander, quoting AP (1996-10-23 13:05-04):
# Instead of putting back clocks at the end of October, Georgia
# will stay on daylight savings time this winter to save energy,
# President Eduard Shevardnadze decreed Wednesday.
#
# From the BBC via Joseph S. Myers (2004-06-27):
-#
+#
# Georgia moved closer to Western Europe on Sunday... The former Soviet
# republic has changed its time zone back to that of Moscow. As a result it
# is now just four hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, rather than five hours
@@ -383,11 +386,11 @@ Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Dili 8:22:20 - LMT 1912
- 8:00 - TPT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time
+ 8:00 - TLT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time
9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
- 9:00 - TPT 1976 May 3
+ 9:00 - TLT 1976 May 3
8:00 - CIT 2000 Sep 17 00:00
- 9:00 - TPT
+ 9:00 - TLT
# India
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -472,12 +475,33 @@ Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov
# Thursday night of Shahrivar, but I can't give exact dates....
# I have also changed the abbreviations to what is considered correct
# here in Iran, IRST for regular time and IRDT for daylight saving time.
-
-# From Paul Eggert (2003-03-15)
+#
+# From Roozbeh Pournader (2005-04-05):
+# The text of the Iranian law, in effect since 1925, clearly mentions
+# that the true solar year is the measure, and there is no arithmetic
+# leap year calculation involved. There has never been any serious
+# plan to change that law....
+#
+# From Paul Eggert (2005-04-05):
# Go with Shanks before September 1991, and with Pournader thereafter.
-# I used Ed Reingold's cal-persia in GNU Emacs 21.2 to check Persian dates.
-# The Persian calendar is based on the sun, and dates after around 2050
-# are approximate; stop after 2037 when 32-bit time_t's overflow.
+# I used Ed Reingold's cal-persia in GNU Emacs 21.2 to check Persian dates,
+# stopping after 2037 when 32-bit time_t's overflow.
+# That cal-persia used Birashk's approximation, which disagrees with the solar
+# calendar predictions for the year 2025, so I corrected those dates by hand.
+#
+# From Oscar van Vlijmen (2005-03-30), writing about future
+# discrepancies between cal-persia and the Iranian calendar:
+# For 2091 solar-longitude-after yields 2091-03-20 08:40:07.7 UT for
+# the vernal equinox and that gets so close to 12:00 some local
+# Iranian time that the definition of the correct location needs to be
+# known exactly, amongst other factors. 2157 is even closer:
+# 2157-03-20 08:37:15.5 UT. But the Gregorian year 2025 should give
+# no interpretation problem whatsoever. By the way, another instant
+# in the near future where there will be a discrepancy between
+# arithmetical and astronomical Iranian calendars will be in 2058:
+# vernal equinox on 2058-03-20 09:03:05.9 UT. The Java version of
+# Reingold's/Dershowitz' calculator gives correctly the Gregorian date
+# 2058-03-21 for 1 Farvardin 1437 (astronomical).
#
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
@@ -515,10 +539,10 @@ Rule Iran 2020 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iran 2020 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 2021 2023 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iran 2021 2023 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S
-Rule Iran 2024 2025 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Iran 2024 2025 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S
-Rule Iran 2026 2027 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D
-Rule Iran 2026 2027 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S
+Rule Iran 2024 only - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
+Rule Iran 2024 only - Sep 21 0:00 0 S
+Rule Iran 2025 2027 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D
+Rule Iran 2025 2027 - Sep 22 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 2028 2029 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iran 2028 2029 - Sep 21 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 2030 2031 - Mar 22 0:00 1:00 D
@@ -539,7 +563,7 @@ Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916
# Iraq
#
-# From Jonathan Lennox <lennox@cs.columbia.edu> (2000-06-12):
+# From Jonathan Lennox (2000-06-12):
# An article in this week's Economist ("Inside the Saddam-free zone", p. 50 in
# the U.S. edition) on the Iraqi Kurds contains a paragraph:
# "The three northern provinces ... switched their clocks this spring and
@@ -638,8 +662,9 @@ Rule Zion 1987 only - Sep 13 0:00 0 S
Rule Zion 1988 only - Apr 9 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 1988 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
-# From Ephraim Silverberg <ephraim@cs.huji.ac.il>
-# (1997-03-04, 1998-03-16, 1998-12-28, 2000-01-17 and 2000-07-25):
+# From Ephraim Silverberg
+# (1997-03-04, 1998-03-16, 1998-12-28, 2000-01-17, 2000-07-25, 2004-12-22,
+# and 2005-02-17):
# According to the Office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of
# Interior, there is NO set rule for Daylight-Savings/Standard time changes.
@@ -690,13 +715,13 @@ Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
# time, Haim Ramon. The official announcement regarding 1996-1998
# (with the dates for 1997-1998 no longer being relevant) can be viewed at:
#
-# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/1996-1998.ramon.ps.gz
+# ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/1996-1998.ramon.ps.gz
#
# The dates for 1997-1998 were altered by his successor, Rabbi Eli Suissa.
#
# The official announcements for the years 1997-1999 can be viewed at:
#
-# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/YYYY.ps.gz
+# ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/YYYY.ps.gz
#
# where YYYY is the relevant year.
@@ -716,12 +741,12 @@ Rule Zion 1999 only - Sep 3 2:00 0 S
#
# The official announcement for the start date of 2000 can be viewed at:
#
-# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2000-start.ps.gz
+# ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2000-start.ps.gz
#
# The official announcement for the end date of 2000 and the dates
# for the years 2001-2004 can be viewed at:
#
-# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2000-2004.ps.gz
+# ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2000-2004.ps.gz
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Zion 2000 only - Apr 14 2:00 1:00 D
@@ -735,52 +760,80 @@ Rule Zion 2003 only - Oct 3 1:00 0 S
Rule Zion 2004 only - Apr 7 1:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 2004 only - Sep 22 1:00 0 S
-# From Paul Eggert (2000-07-25):
-# Here are guesses for rules after 2004.
-# They are probably wrong, but they are more likely than no DST at all.
-# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
-Rule Zion 2005 max - Apr 1 1:00 1:00 D
-Rule Zion 2005 max - Oct 1 1:00 0 S
+# The proposed law agreed upon by the Knesset Interior Committee on
+# 2005-02-14 is that, for 2005 and beyond, DST starts at 02:00 the
+# last Friday before April 2nd (i.e. the last Friday in March or April
+# 1st itself if it falls on a Friday) and ends at 02:00 on the Saturday
+# night _before_ the fast of Yom Kippur.
+#
+# Those who can read Hebrew can view the announcement at:
+#
+# ftp://ftp.cs.huji.ac.il/pub/tz/announcements/2005+beyond.ps
+
+# From Paul Eggert (2005-02-22):
+# 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.
+# (I replaced "lastFri" with "Fri>=26" by hand.)
+# The spring transitions below all correspond to the following Rule:
+#
+# Rule Zion 2005 max - 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
+# springtime transitions explicitly.
+
+# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
+Rule Zion 2005 only - Apr 1 2:00 1:00 D
+Rule Zion 2005 only - Oct 9 2:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 2006 2010 - Mar Fri>=26 2:00 1:00 D
+Rule Zion 2006 only - Oct 1 2:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 2007 only - Sep 16 2:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 2008 only - Oct 5 2:00 0 S
+Rule Zion 2009 only - Sep 27 2:00 0 S
+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 - 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
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880
2:20:40 - JMT 1918 # Jerusalem Mean Time?
2:00 Zion I%sT
-# From Ephraim Silverberg (2003-03-23):
-#
-# Minister of Interior Poraz has announced that he will respect the law
-# passed in July 2000 (proposed at the time jointly by himself and
-# then-MK David Azulai [Shas]) fixing the dates for 2000-2004. Hence,
-# the dates for 2003 and 2004 remain unchanged....
-#
-# As far as 2005 and beyond, no dates have been set. However, the
-# minister has mentioned that he wishes to propose to move Israel's
-# timezone in 2005 from GMT+2 to GMT+3 and upon that have DST during
-# the summer months (i.e. GMT+4). However, no legislation in this
-# direction is expected until the latter part of 2004 which is a long
-# time off in terms of Israeli politics.
-
-# (2004-09-20):
-# The latest rumour, however, is that in 2005, when the clock changes to
-# Daylight Saving Time (date as yet unknown), the move will be a two-hour leap
-# forward (from UTC+0200 to UTC+0400) and then, in the fall, the clock will
-# move back only an hour to UTC+0300 thus effectively moving Israel's timezone
-# from UTC+0200 to UTC+0300. However, no actual draft has been put before the
-# Knesset (Israel's Parliament) though the intention is to do so this
-# month [2004-09].
-
-# (2004-09-26):
-# Even though the draft law for the above did pass the Ministerial Committee
-# for Legislative Matters three months ago, it was voted down in today's
-# Cabinet meeting. The current suggestion is to keep the current timezone at
-# UTC+0200 but have an extended period of Daylight Saving Time (UTC+0300) from
-# the beginning of Passover holiday in the spring to after the Tabernacle
-# holiday in the fall (i.e. the dates of which are governed by the Hebrew
-# calendar but this means at least 184 days of DST). However, this is only a
-# suggestion that was raised in today's cabinet meeting and has not yet been
-# drafted.
-
###############################################################################
@@ -789,7 +842,7 @@ Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880
# `9:00' and `JST' is from Guy Harris.
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-03-06):
+# From Paul Eggert (1995-03-06):
# Today's _Asahi Evening News_ (page 4) reports that Japan had
# daylight saving between 1948 and 1951, but ``the system was discontinued
# because the public believed it would lead to longer working hours.''
@@ -876,14 +929,16 @@ Rule Jordan 2000 max - Mar lastThu 0:00s 1:00 S
Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
2:00 Jordan EE%sT
+
# Kazakhstan
+
# From Paul Eggert (1996-11-22):
-# Andrew Evtichov <evti@chevron.com> (1996-04-13) writes that Kazakhstan
+# Andrew Evtichov (1996-04-13) writes that Kazakhstan
# stayed in sync with Moscow after 1990, and that Aqtobe (formerly Aktyubinsk)
# and Aqtau (formerly Shevchenko) are the largest cities in their zones.
# Guess that Aqtau and Aqtobe diverged in 1995, since that's the first time
# IATA SSIM mentions a third time zone in Kazakhstan.
-#
+
# From Paul Eggert (2001-10-18):
# German Iofis, ELSI, Almaty (2001-10-09) reports that Kazakhstan uses
# RussiaAsia rules, instead of switching at 00:00 as the IATA has it.
@@ -893,7 +948,24 @@ Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
# - Kazakhstan did not observe DST in 1991.
# - Qyzylorda switched from +5:00 to +6:00 on 1992-01-19 02:00.
# - Oral switched from +5:00 to +4:00 in spring 1989.
+
+# <a href="http://www.kazsociety.org.uk/news/2005/03/30.htm">
+# From Kazakhstan Embassy's News Bulletin #11 (2005-03-21):
+# </a>
+# The Government of Kazakhstan passed a resolution March 15 abolishing
+# daylight saving time citing lack of economic benefits and health
+# complications coupled with a decrease in productivity.
#
+# From Branislav Kojic (in Astana) via Gwillim Law (2005-06-28):
+# ... what happened was that the former Kazakhstan Eastern time zone
+# was "blended" with the Central zone. Therefore, Kazakhstan now has
+# two time zones, and difference between them is one hour. The zone
+# closer to UTC is the former Western zone (probably still called the
+# same), encompassing four provinces in the west: Aqtobe, Atyrau,
+# Mangghystau, and West Kazakhstan. The other zone encompasses
+# everything else.... I guess that would make Kazakhstan time zones
+# de jure UTC+5 and UTC+6 respectively.
+
#
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
#
@@ -902,7 +974,8 @@ Zone Asia/Almaty 5:07:48 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Alma-Ata
5:00 - ALMT 1930 Jun 21 # Alma-Ata Time
6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT 1991
6:00 - ALMT 1992
- 6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia ALM%sT 2005 Mar 15
+ 6:00 - ALMT
# Qyzylorda (aka Kyzylorda, Kizilorda, Kzyl-Orda, etc.)
Zone Asia/Qyzylorda 4:21:52 - LMT 1924 May 2
4:00 - KIZT 1930 Jun 21 # Kizilorda Time
@@ -912,7 +985,8 @@ Zone Asia/Qyzylorda 4:21:52 - LMT 1924 May 2
5:00 RussiaAsia KIZ%sT 1991
5:00 - KIZT 1991 Dec 16 # independence
5:00 - QYZT 1992 Jan 19 2:00
- 6:00 RussiaAsia QYZ%sT
+ 6:00 RussiaAsia QYZ%sT 2005 Mar 15
+ 6:00 - QYZT
# Aqtobe (aka Aktobe, formerly Akt'ubinsk)
Zone Asia/Aqtobe 3:48:40 - LMT 1924 May 2
4:00 - AKTT 1930 Jun 21 # Aktyubinsk Time
@@ -921,7 +995,8 @@ Zone Asia/Aqtobe 3:48:40 - LMT 1924 May 2
6:00 - AKTT 1982 Apr 1
5:00 RussiaAsia AKT%sT 1991
5:00 - AKTT 1991 Dec 16 # independence
- 5:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT # Aqtobe Time
+ 5:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT 2005 Mar 15 # Aqtobe Time
+ 5:00 - AQTT
# Mangghystau
# Aqtau was not founded until 1963, but it represents an inhabited region,
# so include time stamps before 1963.
@@ -933,7 +1008,8 @@ Zone Asia/Aqtau 3:21:04 - LMT 1924 May 2
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
- 4:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia AQT%sT 2005 Mar 15
+ 5:00 - AQTT
# West Kazakhstan
Zone Asia/Oral 3:25:24 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ural'sk
4:00 - URAT 1930 Jun 21 # Ural'sk time
@@ -943,10 +1019,18 @@ Zone Asia/Oral 3:25:24 - LMT 1924 May 2 # or Ural'sk
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 # Oral Time
+ 4:00 RussiaAsia ORA%sT 2005 Mar 15 # Oral Time
+ 5:00 - ORAT
# Kyrgyzstan (Kirgizstan)
# Transitions through 1991 are from Shanks.
+
+# 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>
+# 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.
+
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Kirgiz 1992 1996 - Apr Sun>=7 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Kirgiz 1992 1996 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
@@ -1116,7 +1200,7 @@ Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
#
# [The province of Selenge is omitted from the above lists.]
-# From Ganbold Ts., Ulaanbaatar <ganbold@micom.mng.net> (2004-04-17):
+# From Ganbold Ts., Ulaanbaatar (2004-04-17):
# Daylight saving occurs at 02:00 local time last Saturday of March.
# It will change back to normal at 02:00 local time last Saturday of
# September.... As I remember this rule was changed in 2001.
@@ -1125,6 +1209,24 @@ Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
# For now, assume Rives McDow's informant got confused about Friday vs
# Saturday, and that his 2001 dates should have 1 added to them.
+# From Paul Eggert (2005-07-26):
+# We have wildly conflicting information about Mongolia's time zones.
+# Bill Bonnet (2005-05-19) reports that the US Embassy in Ulaanbaatar says
+# there is only one time zone and that DST is observed, citing Microsoft
+# Windows XP as the source. Risto Nykanen (2005-05-16) reports that
+# travelmongolia.org says there are two time zones (UTC+7, UTC+8) with no DST.
+# 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&>
+# 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
+# and some Eastern provinces are +9 GMT but Sukhbaatar Aimag is SUHK +8.5 GMT.
+# The SUKH timezone is new this year, it is one of the few things the
+# parliament passed during the tumultuous winter session."
+# For now, let's ignore this information, until we have more confirmation.
+
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Mongol 1983 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1983 only - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
@@ -1216,7 +1318,7 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# Palestine
-# From Amos Shapir <amos@nsof.co.il> (1998-02-15):
+# From Amos Shapir (1998-02-15):
#
# From 1917 until 1948-05-15, all of Palestine, including the parts now
# known as the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, was under British rule.
@@ -1478,7 +1580,7 @@ Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
5:00 - UZT
# Vietnam
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1993-11-18):
+# From Paul Eggert (1993-11-18):
# Saigon's official name is Thanh-Pho Ho Chi Minh, but it's too long.
# We'll stick with the traditional name for now.
# From Shanks: