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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# %W%
+# @(#)asia 8.11
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ Rule PRC 1987 1991 - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
# BTW, I did some research on-line and found some info regarding these five
# historic timezones from some Taiwan websites. And yes, there are official
# Chinese names for these locales (before 1949).
-#
+#
# From Jesper Norgaard Welen (2006-07-14):
# I have investigated the timezones around 1970 on the
# http://www.astro.com/atlas site [with provinces and county
@@ -413,6 +413,8 @@ Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
# East Timor
+# See Indonesia for the 1945 transition.
+
# From Joao Carrascalao, brother of the former governor of East Timor, in
# <a href="http://etan.org/et99c/december/26-31/30ETMAY.htm">
# East Timor may be late for its millennium
@@ -437,7 +439,7 @@ Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Dili 8:22:20 - LMT 1912
8:00 - TLT 1942 Feb 21 23:00 # E Timor Time
- 9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
+ 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23
9:00 - TLT 1976 May 3
8:00 - CIT 2000 Sep 17 00:00
9:00 - TLT
@@ -463,6 +465,19 @@ Zone Asia/Calcutta 5:53:28 - LMT 1880 # Kolkata
# time zone maps, I think that must refer to Western Borneo (Kalimantan Barat
# and Kalimantan Tengah) switching from UTC+8 to UTC+7.
#
+# From Paul Eggert (2007-03-10):
+# Here is another correction to Shanks & Pottenger.
+# JohnTWB writes that Japanese forces did not surrender control in
+# Indonesia until 1945-09-01 00:00 at the earliest (in Jakarta) and
+# other formal surrender ceremonies were September 9, 11, and 13, plus
+# September 12 for the regional surrender to Mountbatten in Singapore.
+# These would be the earliest possible times for a change.
+# Regimes horaires pour le monde entier, by Henri Le Corre, (Editions
+# Traditionnelles, 1987, Paris) says that Java and Madura switched
+# from JST to UTC+07:30 on 1945-09-23, and gives 1944-09-01 for Jayapura
+# (Hollandia). For now, assume all Indonesian locations other than Jayapura
+# switched on 1945-09-23.
+#
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10
# Shanks & Pottenger say the next transition was at 1924 Jan 1 0:13,
@@ -470,7 +485,7 @@ Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10
7:07:12 - JMT 1923 Dec 31 23:47:12 # Jakarta
7:20 - JAVT 1932 Nov # Java Time
7:30 - WIT 1942 Mar 23
- 9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
+ 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23
7:30 - WIT 1948 May
8:00 - WIT 1950 May
7:30 - WIT 1964
@@ -478,7 +493,7 @@ Zone Asia/Jakarta 7:07:12 - LMT 1867 Aug 10
Zone Asia/Pontianak 7:17:20 - LMT 1908 May
7:17:20 - PMT 1932 Nov # Pontianak MT
7:30 - WIT 1942 Jan 29
- 9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
+ 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23
7:30 - WIT 1948 May
8:00 - WIT 1950 May
7:30 - WIT 1964
@@ -487,10 +502,10 @@ Zone Asia/Pontianak 7:17:20 - LMT 1908 May
Zone Asia/Makassar 7:57:36 - LMT 1920
7:57:36 - MMT 1932 Nov # Macassar MT
8:00 - CIT 1942 Feb 9
- 9:00 - JST 1945 Aug
+ 9:00 - JST 1945 Sep 23
8:00 - CIT
Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov
- 9:00 - EIT 1944
+ 9:00 - EIT 1944 Sep 1
9:30 - CST 1964
9:00 - EIT
@@ -614,7 +629,7 @@ Rule Iraq 1985 1990 - Sep lastSun 1:00s 0 S
Rule Iraq 1986 1990 - Mar lastSun 1:00s 1:00 D
# IATA SSIM (1991/1996) says Apr 1 12:01am UTC; guess the `:01' is a typo.
# Shanks & Pottenger say Iraq did not observe DST 1992/1997; ignore this.
-#
+#
Rule Iraq 1991 max - Apr 1 3:00s 1:00 D
Rule Iraq 1991 max - Oct 1 3:00s 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -1146,6 +1161,14 @@ Zone Asia/Pyongyang 8:23:00 - LMT 1890
# Kuwait
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
+# From the Arab Times (2007-03-14):
+# The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has approved a proposal forwarded
+# by MP Ahmad Baqer on implementing the daylight saving time (DST) in
+# Kuwait starting from April until the end of Sept this year, reports Al-Anba.
+# <http://www.arabtimesonline.com/arabtimes/kuwait/Viewdet.asp?ID=9950>.
+# From Paul Eggert (2007-03-29):
+# We don't know the details, or whether the approval means it'll happen,
+# so for now we assume no DST.
Zone Asia/Kuwait 3:11:56 - LMT 1950
3:00 - AST
@@ -1293,6 +1316,11 @@ Zone Indian/Maldives 4:54:00 - LMT 1880 # Male
# parliament passed during the tumultuous winter session."
# For now, let's ignore this information, until we have more confirmation.
+# From Ganbold Ts. (2007-02-26):
+# Parliament of Mongolia has just changed the daylight-saving rule in February.
+# They decided not to adopt daylight-saving time....
+# http://www.mongolnews.mn/index.php?module=unuudur&sec=view&id=15742
+
# 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 -
@@ -1311,8 +1339,8 @@ Rule Mongol 1985 1998 - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Mongol 1984 1998 - Sep lastSun 0:00 0 -
# IATA SSIM (1999-09) says Mongolia no longer observes DST.
Rule Mongol 2001 only - Apr lastSat 2:00 1:00 S
-Rule Mongol 2001 max - Sep lastSat 2:00 0 -
-Rule Mongol 2002 max - Mar lastSat 2:00 1:00 S
+Rule Mongol 2001 2006 - Sep lastSat 2:00 0 -
+Rule Mongol 2002 2006 - Mar lastSat 2:00 1:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
# Hovd, a.k.a. Chovd, Dund-Us, Dzhargalant, Khovd, Jirgalanta
@@ -1690,11 +1718,17 @@ Rule Syria 1993 only - Sep 25 0:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1994 1996 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 1994 2005 - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
Rule Syria 1997 1998 - Mar lastMon 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Syria 1999 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Syria 1999 2006 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
# From Stephen Colebourne (2006-09-18):
# According to IATA data, Syria will change DST on 21st September [21:00 UTC]
# this year [only].... This is probably related to Ramadan, like Egypt.
Rule Syria 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 -
+# From Paul Eggert (2007-03-29):
+# Today the AP reported "Syria will switch to summertime at midnight Thursday."
+# http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/03/29/africa/ME-GEN-Syria-Time-Change.php
+# For lack of better info, assume the rule changed to "last Friday in March"
+# this year.
+Rule Syria 2007 max - Mar lastFri 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Syria 2007 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq