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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)asia 8.4
+# %W%
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -212,14 +212,27 @@ Rule Shang 1941 only - Mar 16 0:00 1:00 D
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
-#
-# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-#
+
# From Anthony Fok (2001-12-20):
# 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):
+# 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
+# boundaries summarized below].... A few other exceptions were two
+# counties on the Sichuan side of the Xizang-Sichuan border,
+# counties Dege and Baiyu which lies on the Sichuan side and are
+# therefore supposed to be GMT+7, Xizang region being GMT+6, but Dege
+# county is GMT+8 according to astro.com while Baiyu county is GMT+6
+# (could be true), for the moment I am assuming that those two
+# counties are mistakes in the astro.com data.
+
+
+# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
# Changbai Time ("Long-white Time", Long-white = Heilongjiang area)
+# Heilongjiang (except Mohe county), Jilin
Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928 # or Haerbin
8:30 - CHAT 1932 Mar # Changbai Time
8:00 - CST 1940
@@ -227,18 +240,35 @@ Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928 # or Haerbin
8:30 - CHAT 1980 May
8:00 PRC C%sT
# Zhongyuan Time ("Central plain Time")
+# most of China
Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - 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)
+# Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Ningxia, Sichuan, Shaanxi, and Yunnan;
+# most of Gansu; west Inner Mongolia; west Qinghai; and the Guangdong
+# counties Deqing, Enping, Kaiping, Luoding, Taishan, Xinxing,
+# Yangchun, Yangjiang, Yu'nan, and Yunfu.
Zone Asia/Chongqing 7:06:20 - LMT 1928 # or Chungking
7:00 - LONT 1980 May # Long-shu Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
# Xin-zang Time ("Xinjiang-Tibet Time")
+# The Gansu counties Aksay, Anxi, Dunhuang, Subei; west Qinghai;
+# the Guangdong counties Xuwen, Haikang, Suixi, Lianjiang,
+# Zhanjiang, Wuchuan, Huazhou, Gaozhou, Maoming, Dianbai, and Xinyi;
+# east Tibet, including Lhasa, Chamdo, Shigaise, Jimsar, Shawan and Hutubi;
+# east Xinjiang, including Urumqi, Turpan, Karamay, Korla, Minfeng, Jinghe,
+# Wusu, Qiemo, Xinyan, Wulanwusu, Jinghe, Yumin, Tacheng, Tuoli, Emin,
+# Shihezi, Changji, Yanqi, Heshuo, Tuokexun, Tulufan, Shanshan, Hami,
+# Fukang, Kuitun, Kumukuli, Miquan, Qitai, and Turfan.
Zone Asia/Urumqi 5:50:20 - LMT 1928 # or Urumchi
6:00 - URUT 1980 May # Urumqi Time
8:00 PRC C%sT
# Kunlun Time
+# West Tibet, including Pulan, Aheqi, Shufu, Shule;
+# West Xinjiang, including Aksu, Atushi, Yining, Hetian, Cele, Luopu, Nileke,
+# Zhaosu, Tekesi, Gongliu, Chabuchaer, Huocheng, Bole, Pishan, Suiding,
+# and Yarkand.
Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928 # or Kashi or Kaxgar
5:30 - KAST 1940 # Kashgar Time
5:00 - KAST 1980 May
@@ -923,6 +953,10 @@ Zone Asia/Tokyo 9:18:59 - LMT 1887 Dec 31 15:00u
# For Jordan I have received multiple independent user reports every year
# about DST end dates, as the end-rule is different every year.
#
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2006-10-01), after a heads-up from Hilal Malawi:
+# http://www.petranews.gov.jo/nepras/2006/Sep/05/4000.htm
+# "Jordan will switch to winter time on Friday, October 27".
+#
# 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 -
@@ -949,7 +983,8 @@ Rule Jordan 1999 2002 - Sep lastThu 0:00s 0 -
Rule Jordan 2000 max - Mar lastThu 0:00s 1:00 S
Rule Jordan 2003 only - Oct 24 0:00s 0 -
Rule Jordan 2004 only - Oct 15 0:00s 0 -
-Rule Jordan 2005 max - Sep lastFri 0:00s 0 -
+Rule Jordan 2005 only - Sep lastFri 0:00s 0 -
+Rule Jordan 2006 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
@@ -1076,10 +1111,12 @@ Zone Asia/Bishkek 4:58:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
# Korea (North and South)
-# From Guy Harris:
-# According to someone at the Korean Times in San Francisco,
-# Daylight Savings Time was not observed until 1987. He did not know
-# at what time of day DST starts or ends.
+# From Annie I. Bang (2006-07-10) in
+# <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
+# saving program from 1949-61 but stopped it during the 1950-53 Korean War.
# From Shanks & Pottenger:
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
@@ -1436,6 +1473,23 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# there is a good chance next year's end date will be around two weeks
# earlier--the same goes for Jordan.
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2006-08-17):
+# I was informed by a user in Bethlehem that in Bethlehem it started the
+# same day as Israel, and after checking with other users in the area, I
+# was informed that they started DST one day after Israel. I was not
+# able to find any authoritative sources at the time, nor details if
+# Gaza changed as well, but presumed Gaza to follow the same rules as
+# the West Bank.
+
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2006-09-26):
+# according to the Palestine News Network (2006-09-19):
+# http://english.pnn.ps/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=596&Itemid=5
+# > The Council of Ministers announced that this year its winter schedule
+# > will begin early, as of midnight Thursday. It is also time to turn
+# > back the clocks for winter. Friday will begin an hour late this week.
+# I guess it is likely that next year's date will be moved as well,
+# because of the Ramadan.
+
# The rules for Egypt are stolen from the `africa' file.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule EgyptAsia 1957 only - May 10 0:00 1:00 S
@@ -1445,10 +1499,13 @@ Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1967 - May 1 1:00 1:00 S
Rule EgyptAsia 1959 1965 - Sep 30 3:00 0 -
Rule EgyptAsia 1966 only - Oct 1 3:00 0 -
-Rule Palestine 1999 max - Apr Fri>=15 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Palestine 1999 2005 - Apr Fri>=15 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Palestine 1999 2003 - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 -
Rule Palestine 2004 only - Oct 1 1:00 0 -
-Rule Palestine 2005 max - Oct 4 2:00 0 -
+Rule Palestine 2005 only - Oct 4 2:00 0 -
+Rule Palestine 2006 max - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Palestine 2006 only - Sep 22 0:00 0 -
+Rule Palestine 2007 max - Oct Fri>=15 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
@@ -1627,11 +1684,18 @@ Rule Syria 1993 only - Sep 25 0:00 0 -
# IATA SSIM (1998-02) says 1998-04-02;
# (1998-09) says 1999-03-29 and 1999-09-29; (1999-02) says 1999-04-02,
# 2000-04-02, and 2001-04-02; (1999-09) says 2000-03-31 and 2001-03-31;
-# ignore all these claims and go with Shanks & Pottenger.
+# (2006) says 2006-03-31 and 2006-09-22;
+# for now ignore all these claims and go with Shanks & Pottenger,
+# except for the 2006-09-22 claim (which seems right for Ramadan).
Rule Syria 1994 1996 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Syria 1994 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
+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
+# 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 -
+Rule Syria 2007 max - Oct 1 0:00 0 -
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920 # Dimashq
2:00 Syria EE%sT