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@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
-# @(#)asia 7.13
+# @(#)asia 7.18
# 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> (August 18, 1994):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
#
# A good source for time zone historical data outside the U.S. is
# Thomas G. Shanks, The International Atlas (3rd edition),
@@ -28,17 +28,21 @@
# 2:00 EET EET DST Eastern European Time
# 2:00 IST IDT Israel
# 3:00 AST ADT Arabia*
-# 3:00 MSK MSD Moscow
+# 3:00 BSK BSD Baku (was 4:00)*
# 3:30 IST IDT Iran
-# 4:00 BSK BSD Baku*
+# 4:00 TBSK TBSD Tbilisi (was 3:00)*
+# 4:00 YSK YSD Yerevan (was 3:00)*
# 4:00 GST GDT Gulf*
# 4:30 AFT Afghanistan*
-# 5:00 ASK ASD Ashkhabad*
+# 5:00 ASK ASD Ashkhabad (was 4:00)*
+# 5:00 BSK BSD Bishkek (was 6:00) (was FSK, FSD)*
# 5:00 PKT Pakistan*
+# 5:00 TSK TSD Tashkent (was 6:00)*
# 5:30 IST IST India
# 5:45 NPT Nepal*
+# 6:00 AASK AASD Alma-Ata (was 5:00)*
# 6:00 BGT Bengal, Bangladesh*
-# 6:00 TSK TSD Tashkent*
+# 6:00 DSK DSD Dushanbe (was 5:00)*
# 6:30 BMT Burma*
# 7:00 ICT Indochina*
# 7:00 JVT Java*
@@ -65,14 +69,11 @@
###############################################################################
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (May 28, 1994):
-# We don't know what happened to the clocks in the Caucausus and the ex-Soviet
-# Central Asia after 1990. Until we get more info, stick with the pre-1991 rules.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Russia 1981 1984 - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Russia 1981 1983 - Oct 1 0:00 0 K
-Rule Russia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 3:00 0 K
-Rule Russia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 D
+Rule Russia 1984 max - Sep lastSun 2:00s 0 K
+Rule Russia 1985 max - Mar lastSun 2:00s 1:00 D
# Afghanistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -83,14 +84,20 @@ Zone Asia/Kabul 4:36:48 - LMT 1890
# Armenia
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Yerevan 2:58:00 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - MSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 Russia BS%s
+ 3:00 - YSK 1957 Mar
+ 4:00 Russia YS%s
+# Shanks has Yerevan switching to 3:00 (with Russian DST) in spring 1991,
+# but usno1995 has Armenia at 4:00 (with DST). Ignore the 1991 switch for now.
# Azerbaijan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Baku 3:19:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - MSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 Russia BS%s
+ 3:00 - BSK 1957 Mar
+ 4:00 Russia BS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 3:00 1:00 BSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 3:00 - BSK
+# Shanks has Baku using Russian DST rules after 1991,
+# but usno1995 has Azerbaijan with no DST. Go with usno1995.
# Bahrain
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -124,7 +131,7 @@ Zone Asia/Brunei 7:39:40 - LMT 1926 Mar # Bandar Seri Begawan
7:30 - BNT 1933
8:00 - BNT
-# Burma
+# Burma / Myanmar
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Rangoon 6:24:40 - LMT 1880
6:25 - RMT 1920
@@ -159,19 +166,16 @@ Zone Asia/Phnom_Penh 6:59:40 - LMT 1906 Jun 9
# 1986 May 4 - Sept 14
# 1987 mid-April - ??
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):
-# According to Shanks, China started using DST in 1986,
-# but it's still all one big happy time zone.
-
# From U. S. Naval Observatory (January 19, 1989):
# 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> (November 18, 1993):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
# Shanks writes that China switched from the Chinese calendar on 1912 Feb 12.
# He also writes that China has had a single time zone since 1980 May 1,
-# and that they instituted DST on 1986 May 4; this contradicts Devine's
+# observing summer DST from 1986 through 1991; this contradicts Devine's
# note about Time magazine, though apparently _something_ happened in 1986.
+# Go with Shanks for now. I made up names for the other pre-1980 time zones.
# From Shanks (1991):
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
@@ -181,12 +185,28 @@ 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 max - Sep Sun>=11 0:00 0 S
-Rule PRC 1987 max - Apr Sun>=10 0:00 1:00 D
-# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
+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]
+Zone Asia/Harbin 8:26:44 - LMT 1928
+ 8:30 - MAT 1932 Mar # Manchuria
+ 8:00 - CST 1940
+ 9:00 - KST 1966 May
+ 8:30 - MAT 1980 May
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
Zone Asia/Shanghai 8:05:52 - LMT 1928
8:00 Shang C%sT 1949
8:00 PRC C%sT
+Zone Asia/Chungking 7:06:20 - LMT 1928
+ 7:00 - ICT 1980 May
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
+Zone Asia/Urumqi 5:50:20 - LMT 1928
+ 6:00 - URT 1980 May # Urumqi
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
+Zone Asia/Kashgar 5:03:56 - LMT 1928
+ 5:30 - ETT 1940 # Eastern Turkestan
+ 5:00 - ETT 1980 May
+ 8:00 PRC C%sT
###############################################################################
@@ -211,8 +231,6 @@ Zone Asia/Taipei 8:06:00 - LMT 1896
###############################################################################
# Hong Kong
-# Presumably Hong Kong will have DST again when it merges with China,
-# but it's too early to predict the details.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule HK 1904 only - Oct 30 0:00 0 -
Rule HK 1946 only - Apr 20 3:30 1:00 S
@@ -235,8 +253,6 @@ Zone Asia/Hong_Kong 7:36:36 - LMT 1904 Oct 30
8:00 HK HK%sT
# Macao
-# Presumably Macao will have DST again when it merges with China,
-# but it's too early to predict the details.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Macao 1912 only - Jan 1 0:00 0 S
Rule Macao 1961 1962 - Mar Sun>=16 3:30 1:00 D
@@ -281,12 +297,20 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
# 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!
-# Alas, we have no details.
+# We have no details, but we'll guess they didn't move the clocks back in fall.
+#
+# From Paul Eggert (1995-11-13):
+# usno1995 has Georgia at 4:00. Guess that Georgia stopped transitions
+# after spring 1994 (thus sticking at 4:00).
+# Most likely we're still missing some rule changes between 1991 and 1994.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tbilisi 2:59:16 - LMT 1880
2:59 - LST 1924 May 2
- 3:00 - MSK 1957 Mar
- 4:00 Russia BS%s
+ 3:00 - TBSK 1957 Mar
+ 4:00 Russia TBS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 3:00 1:00 TBSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 3:00 Russia TBS%s 1994 Sep 25 2:00s
+ 4:00 - TBSK
# India
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -323,26 +347,12 @@ Zone Asia/Jayapura 9:22:48 - LMT 1932 Nov
9:00 - MLT
# Iran
-
-# Shanks has no record of DST after 1980.
-
-# From Bob Devine (January 28, 1988):
-# Iran: Last Sunday in March to third (?) Sunday in
-# September. Since the revolution, the official calendar is Monarchic
-# calendar; I have no idea what the correspondence between dates are.
-
-# From U. S. Naval Observatory (January 19, 1989):
-# IRAN 3.5H AHEAD OF UTC
-
-# From Shanks (1991), with corrections from Devine:
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Iran 1977 only - Nov 1 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 1978 1980 - Mar 21 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Iran 1978 only - Oct 21 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 1979 only - Sep 19 0:00 0 S
Rule Iran 1980 only - Sep 23 0:00 0 S
-Rule Iran 1988 max - Mar lastSun 2:00 1:00 D
-Rule Iran 1988 max - Sep Sun>=15 2:00 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tehran 3:25:44 - LMT 1916
3:26 - TMT 1946
@@ -428,7 +438,7 @@ Rule Zion 1988 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
#Rule Zion 1991 only - Mar 10 0:00 1:00 D
#Rule Zion 1991 only - Sep 1 0:00 0 S
-# From Ephraim Silverberg (September 5, 1993):
+# From Ephraim Silverberg (1996-01-02):
#
# According to the Office of the Secretary General of the Ministry of
# Interior, there is NO set rule for Daylight-Savings/Standard time changes.
@@ -437,8 +447,13 @@ Rule Zion 1988 only - Sep 3 0:00 0 S
# on the party the Minister of Interior, the size of the coalition
# government, the phase of the moon and the direction of the wind. Hence,
# changes may need to be made on a semi-annual basis. One thing is entrenched
-# in law, however: that there must be at least 150 days on daylight savings
-# time annually.
+# in law, however: that there must be at least 150 days of daylight savings
+# time annually. Ever since 1993, the change to daylight savings time has
+# been from midnight Thursday night to 1 a.m. Friday morning and the change
+# back to standard time on Saturday night from midnight daylight savings time
+# to 11 p.m. standard time. 1996 is an exception to this rule where the
+# change back to standard time takes place on Sunday night instead of Saturday
+# night to avoid conflicts with the Jewish New Year.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Zion 1989 only - Apr 30 0:00 1:00 D
@@ -452,26 +467,39 @@ Rule Zion 1992 only - Sep 6 0:00 0:00 S
Rule Zion 1993 only - Apr 2 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 1993 only - Sep 5 0:00 0:00 S
-# The dates for 1994-1995 were obtained from Office of the Spokeswoman for
-# the Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem. There are no dates yet for 1996 and
-# beyond so your guess is as good as theirs (those who are interested can
-# call 972-2-701411 and ask for the spokeswoman).
+# The dates for 1994-1995 were obtained from Office of the Spokeswoman for the
+# Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem, Israel. The spokeswoman can be reached by
+# calling the switchboard at 972-2-701411 and asking for the spokeswoman.
# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Zion 1994 only - Apr 1 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Zion 1994 only - Aug 28 0:00 0:00 S
Rule Zion 1995 only - Mar 31 0:00 1:00 D
-# On 1995-03-13 Ephraim Silverberg corrected the next line from Aug 27 to Sep 3.
Rule Zion 1995 only - Sep 3 0:00 0:00 S
-# From Ephraim Silverberg (1995-03-13):
-# The Spokeswoman's office confirmed that there are not yet any dates
-# for the timezone conversion for the years 1996 and beyond yet
-# and this is one of the things the newly-appointed Minister of Interior
-# will have to decide sometime this year.
+# The dates for 1996-1998 were also obtained from Office of the Spokeswoman
+# for the Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem, Israel. The official announcement
+# can be viewed (in Hebrew) at the following URL:
+#
+# ftp://ftp.huji.ac.il/pub/misc/timezones/announcements/1996-1998.ps.gz
+#
+# Emptor Caveat: The dates for the years 1996-1998 were originally announced
+# on August 31, 1995, by the previous Minister of Interior. The new Minister
+# of Interior changed the dates on January 1, 1996, to take into account the
+# desires of certain portions of Israeli society (the next election is in the
+# Fall of 1996). After this (1996) year's Daylight Savings Time is over, the
+# new minister has announced that a study will be conducted as to the wishes of
+# the populace regarding the length of Daylight Savings Time and the Interior
+# Committee will meet to review the results of the study and make any necessary
+# changes to the 1997-1998 dates. Never a dull moment in the State of Israel.
+
+# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
+Rule Zion 1996 1998 - Mar Fri>=14 0:00 1:00 D
+Rule Zion 1996 only - Sep 16 0:00 0:00 S
+Rule Zion 1997 1998 - Oct Sun>=14 0:00 0:00 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-Zone Asia/Tel_Aviv 2:19:04 - LMT 1880
+Zone Asia/Jerusalem 2:20:56 - LMT 1880
2:21 - JMT 1918
2:00 Zion I%sT
@@ -511,12 +539,11 @@ Zone Asia/Tokyo 9:19:04 - LMT 1896
# 9:00 Japan J%sT
# and uncomment the two `Rule' lines commented out above.
-# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):
+# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (1995-12-19):
# Shanks says that the far southern Ryukyu Is (Nansei-Shoto) are 8:00,
-# but we don't have a good location name for them;
-# we don't even know the name of the principal town.
+# but we haven't confirmed this.
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
-#Zone Asia/South_Ryukyu 8:14:44 - LMT 1896 # Amitori
+#Zone Asia/Ishigaki 8:16:36 - LMT 1896
# 8:00 - CST
# There is no information for Marcus.
# Other Japanese possessions are probably like Asia/Tokyo.
@@ -552,14 +579,18 @@ Zone Asia/Amman 2:23:44 - LMT 1931
# From Shanks (1991):
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Alma-Ata 5:07:48 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - TSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 Russia TS%s
+ 5:00 - AASK 1957 Mar
+ 6:00 Russia AAS%s
+# Shanks has Alma-Ata switching to 5:00 in 1991,
+# but usno1995 has Kazakhstan at 6:00. Ignore the 1991 switch for now.
# Kirgizstan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Bishkek 4:58:24 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - TSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 Russia TS%s
+ 5:00 - FSK 1957 Mar # Frunze
+ 6:00 Russia FS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 FSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 5:00 Russia BS%s
###############################################################################
@@ -708,6 +739,9 @@ Zone Asia/Gaza 2:17:52 - LMT 1900 Oct
2:00 Zion I%sT
# This will undoubtedly change soon.
+# Paracel Is
+# no information
+
# Philippines
# Howse writes (p 162) that until 1844 the Philippines kept American date.
# The rest of this data is from Shanks.
@@ -748,6 +782,9 @@ Zone Asia/Singapore 6:55:24 - LMT 1880
7:30 - SGT 1982 May
8:00 - SGT
+# Spratly Is
+# no information
+
# Sri Lanka
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Colombo 5:19:24 - LMT 1880
@@ -790,8 +827,11 @@ Zone Asia/Damascus 2:25:12 - LMT 1920
# Tajikistan
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Dushanbe 4:35:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
- 5:00 - TSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 Russia TS%s
+ 5:00 - DSK 1957 Mar
+ 6:00 Russia DS%s 1991
+ 6:00 - DSK
+# Shanks has Dushanbe at 5:00 (6:00 summer) after 1991 Sep 29 3:00,
+# but usno1995 has it at 6:00. Go with usno1995.
# Thailand
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -803,7 +843,10 @@ Zone Asia/Bangkok 6:42:04 - LMT 1880
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Ashkhabad 3:53:32 - LMT 1924 May 2
4:00 - ASK 1957 Mar
- 5:00 Russia AS%s
+ 5:00 Russia AS%s 1991
+ 5:00 - ASK
+# Shanks has Ashkhabad at 4:00 (5:00 summer) after 1991 Sep 20 3:00,
+# but usno has it at 5:00. Go with usno1995.
# United Arab Emirates
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
@@ -814,7 +857,11 @@ Zone Asia/Dubai 3:41:12 - LMT 1920
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Tashkent 4:37:12 - LMT 1924 May 2
5:00 - TSK 1957 Mar
- 6:00 Russia TS%s
+ 6:00 Russia TS%s 1991 Mar 31 2:00s
+ 5:00 1:00 TSD 1991 Sep 29 2:00s
+ 5:00 - TSK
+# Shanks has Tashkent using DST after 1991, but usno1995 says they don't.
+# Go with usno1995.
# Vietnam
# From Paul Eggert <eggert@twinsun.com> (November 18, 1993):