Back to 2009 DST News
December 11, 2013, Jordan -
"Jordan Cabinet reverses decision to unify wintertime and summertime", Jordan News Agency (PETRA)
Jordan will shift to the Winter time on December 19-20, 2013.
October 24, 2013, Libya -
"CORRECTION: no time change tomorrow", Libya Herald
Libya cancelled its transition to winter time on October 25, 2013.
September 30, 2013, Brazil -
"Governo federal confirma exclusão do Tocantins do horário de verão", Globo Comunicação
Tocantins, Brazil is not going to observe DST in 2013/2014
September 28, 2013, Morocco -
"Maroc : L'horaire d'été (GMT+1) maintenu jusqu'au 27 octobre 2013", aujourdhui.ma
- Morocco extends DST by one month till October 27, 2013
September 27, 2013, Spain -
"Spanish MPs considering time zone change", TopNews Spain
Spain considers time change to the the same time zone as the UK and Portugal.
September 6, 2013, Russia -
"Deputies of the Russian Duma introduced a bill to switch to "winter time" in Russia", RIA NOVOSTI
The bill proposes that Russia return to winter time on Oct. 27, 2013 and reinstate the original 11 time zones.
August 29, 2013, Brazil -
"Acre, Brazil will attempt to re-introduce their previous time zone", WorldTimeZone
The proposed changes to re-introduce the time zone is just for Acre, excluding Amazonas.
July 08, 2013, Israel -
"Knesset Passes Daylight Savings Time Extension", jewsnews.co.il
Israel Cabinet approves to extend the current DST by three weeks.
July 02, 2013, Morocco -
"Morocco Suspends Daylight Saving Time From July 7 To August 10 2013", Royaume du Maroc Ministère de la Fonction Publique et de la Modernisation de l’Administration (maroc.ma)
- Daylight Saving time in Morocco will be paused from July 7 to August 10 during the holy month of Ramadan.
March 28, 2013, Libya -
"Clocks go forward Friday", Libya Herald
Libya starts using DST 2 days before EU countries.
March 8, 2013, Haiti -
"L’heure nationale sera avancée de 60 minutes ce dimanche 10 mars 2013", BUREAU DE COMMUNICATION DE LA PRÉSIDENCE
- Haiti plans to observe DST every year.
March 7, 2013, Paraguay -
"El 24 de marzo se atrasa la hora en 60 minutos", Administración Nacional de Electricidad
Paraguay will end DST on March 24, 2013, 3 weeks earlier than originally scheduled.
February 15 2013, Chile -
"Gobierno anuncia fechas de cambio de hora para el año 2013"
Gobierno de Chile (gob.cl)
Chile plans to start "winter time" from midnight April 27-28 2013.
February 8, 2013, Russia -
"Russia's Medvedev reluctant to reverse time changee", The Associated Press
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev at a meeting of the Cabinet spoke against the transfer to permanent winter time.
February 7, 2013, Russia -
"Russian Government has decided to return the the winter time"(in russian), Izvestia
Russia plans to switch back to the permanent winter time by the end of the year (2013).
December 27, 2012, Russia -
"Russians want winter time back", Pravda
State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin asked Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to retrieve winter time in Russia.
November 3, 2012, Libya -
"Clocks to go back an hour on Saturday", Libya Herald
Libya is moving to new time zone UTC+1 and plan to use DST next year (2013).
October 24, 2012, Jordan -
"The Jordan government cancels decision to switch to wintertime", Jordan News Agency (PETRA)
Jordan will keep Summer Time (daylight saving time UTC+3) instead of switching clocks 60 minutes back.
October 19, 2012, Brazil -
"Tocantins solicita saída do horário de verão" and
"Governo exclui a Bahia e inclui o Tocantins no horário de verão"
Tocantins (Brazil) starts Daylight savings time this year.
September 21, 2012, Russia -
"Russian Railways will stop selling tickets for long-distance journeys starting from October 26, 2012 in case Russia switches to winter time", Russia Today
Russia may move its clocks back one hour on October 28, 2012.
20 September 2012, West Bank -
"The start of winter time in the West Bank friday morning",
Gaza and the West Bank agree on the start of winter time on September 21, 2012.
September 18, 2012, Russia -
"The Russian State Duma Committee for Health will hold new Time Reform hearings", WorldTimeZone
Russia may move its clocks back one or two hours.
September 04, 2012, Samoa, Apia -
"Public Notice of Daylight Saving" Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Labour
Samoa Daylight Saving Time starts on Sunday 30th September 2012.
July 17, 2012, Morocco -
"Retour à l’heure légale du Royaume (GMT)", Royaume du Maroc Ministère de la Fonction Publique et de la Modernisation de l’Administration (maroc.ma)
- Daylight Saving time in Morocco will be paused from July 20 to August 20 during the holy month of Ramadan.
27 June 2012, Russia -
"Russia may move it's clocks back 1 or 2 hours", WorldTimeZone
The bill on the transition from summer to winter time will be finalized and submitted to Russian State Duma in early September.
May 26, 2012, Indonesia -
"Single time zone may begin in late October", The Jakarta Post
- Indonesia government committee is proposing that Indonesia launch a single time zone for the entire nation.
April 26, 2012, Mexico -
"New time zone in Mexico- Quintana Roo new time zone", Expediente Quintana Roo
- Cozumel and Cancun will have the same time as in New York.
March 24, 2012, Nagorno-Karabakh -
"Nagorno-Karabakh rejects daylight saving time", kavkaz-uzel.ru
- Nagorno-Karabakh authorities abolishing Daylight Saving Time in 2012.
March 15, 2012, Morocco -
"L'heure légale sera avancée de 60 minutes fin avril au lieu de fin mars", Portail national du Maroc (maroc.ma)
- Morocco changed its previous decision for the beginning of DST:
DST will applied from last Sunday of April instead of last Sunday of March.
March 10, 2012, Haiti -
"Haïti-Société : L'heure haïtienne sera avancée de 60 minutes", Haiti Press Network
- Haiti started to observe Daylight Saving Time on March 11, 2012.
March 9, 2012, Morocco -
"Heure légale : Le Maroc adopte officiellement l'heure d'été", Infomtdiaire
- Morocco adopted draft decree to start DST on the last Sunday of March (March 25, 2012)
and to end DST on last Sunday of September (September 30, 2012), except the month of Ramadan.
March 1, 2012, Cuba -
"Cuba aplicará el Horario de Verano desde el 1 de abril 2012"
AIN Agencia Cubana de Noticias
Cuba delays Summer Time (DST) till April 1, 2012.
27 February 2012, Ukraine -
Draft Law on the calculation of time in Ukraine,
Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
Ukraine plans to abolish Daylight Saving Time in 2013.
February 22 2012, Stanley, Falkland Islands -
"Falkland Islands Government to maintain Falklands Summer time throughout the year", Falkland Islands Government
- Falkland Islands will remain on Summer time throughout the whole of 2012 and possible for future years.
February 22 2012, Chile -
"Horario de invierno se mantendrá entre mayo y agosto de 2012" La Nación S.A.
Chile plans to shortened the Winter Time from May to August in 2012.
February 09 2012, Armenia -
"Armenia abolishing Daylight Saving Time",
Armenia cancelling DST and will keep UTC + 4 all year round.
19 January 2012, Russia -
"Vladimir Putin: The authors of the decision to cancel the transition to
winter time "may not have thought this through"", WorldTimeZone (english) - interfax.ru (in russian)
Russia's Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may scrap time change.
December 29, 2011, WorldTimeZone -
"New International Dateline around Samoa - American Samoa after December 29, 2011" WorldTimeZone
Map shows New International Dateline around Samoa after December 29, 2011 and current time and date in relation to New Zealand and Hawaii.
December 29, 2011, Tokelau -
"Samoa and Tokelau skipping friday in order to cross international date line" Associated Press
Samoa and Tokelau will leap westward over the international date line.
October 29, 2011, Cuba -
"Regresa el horario normal a partir del 13 de noviembre" Radio Rebelde
Cuba to End Daylight Saving Time on November 13, 2011 not on October 31, 2011.
October 26, 2011, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ("Pridnestrovie"),Tiraspol -
New Decree 832 to void previous Decree 770 of October 10, 2011
"On abolishment of the transition to seasonal time in the Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ",
Official Website of President of Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (president.pmr-gov.org)
Pridnestrovie-Tiraspol reversed its own decision to abolish DST this
winter. Tiraspol will go back to winter time on October 30, 2011.
October 17, 2011, Fiji -
"Amendments to daylight savings" Government of the Republic of the Fiji Islands, Ministry of Information (fiji.gov.fj)
Fiji will end DST in January 2012.
October 21, 2011, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ("Pridnestrovie"),Tiraspol -
"Pridnestrovie is ready to reconsider the abolition of seasonal time", kommersant.md
Pridnestrovie (Tiraspol) is reconsidering the abolition of seasonal time in 2011
after neighboring Ukraine reversed its decision to abolish DST and Moldova planned to continue its seasonal clock change.
18 October 2011, Ukraine -
Resolution "On Invalidation of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Resolution
"On changing the Order of Computation of Time in the Territory of Ukraine"" ,
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Ukraine flip-flop with Winter Time- Ukraine plans to go back to Winter time on October 30, 2011.
October 12 2011, Armenia -
"Starting next year, Armenia may give up daylight savings time",
Armenia goes to Winter time on October 30, 2011, however may refuses to go to the "Summer Time" (DST) in 2012- WorldTimeZone.com
October 11, 2011, Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic ("Pridnestrovie"),Tiraspol -
"Pridnestrovie has abolished seasonal clock change", allmoldova.com
The president of the unrecognized republic (Pridenstrovie),
Igor Smirnov signed a decree to abolish transition to the winter time and vice versa.
October 3, 2011, Brazil -
"Governador Jaques Wagner anuncia horário de verão na Bahia", Globo Comunicação e Participações
Bahia will return to Daylight savings time this year (2011).
30 September 2011, Armenia -
"Armenia plan to abolish DST",
According to Armenia’s Deputy Minister of Economy and Development Garnik Badalyan, there is a
government plan for "reform of the hour" which already was developed and ready for the approval.
30 September 2011, West Bank -
"Winter time begins Friday at midnight",
The Palestinian Authority announced that clocks will be set back one hour at midnight 29-30 September 2011.
20 September 2011, Ukraine -
"Deputies cancelled the winter time" (in Russian),
Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada agreed to abolish the transfer clock to winter time.
16 September 2011, Belarus -
"Belarus has abolished seasonal clock change" (in Russian), State Committee for Standardization
Belarus plan to use current "summer time" year around- without any seasonal clock change.
31 August 2011, WorldTimeZone -
"New Russian Time Zones as of August 31, 2011 according to Decree 725 of the Government of the Russian Federation",
Updated Russian Time Zones - time zones and corresponding areas/cities/adiminstative centers in the Russian Federation
- translated and compiled by WorldTimeZone.com.
28 August 2011, Gaza Strip -
"Taking into account the time difference between the West Bank and Gaza" (in Arabic), Maan News
Palestinians will live in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in different time zones (in Arabic).
28 August 2011, Gaza Strip -
"Fatah-Hamas rift now 'fixed in time'", By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, The Jerusalem Post
West Bank and the Gaza Strip will have different time zones after Ramadan.
October 3, 2011, Bolivia updates:
Bolivia suspends implementation of DST until 2012 due to protests from the
education sector and social groups in La Paz and El Alto.
23 August 2011, Bolivia -
"Aplicación de huso horario permitirá ahorrar entre 20 a 30 MW de electricidad", Ministerio de Hidrocarburos y Energía
Bolivia plan to implement DST between September and March.
08 August 2011, Russia -
DRAFT DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF Russian Federation
"On the composition of the territories that make up each time zone, and the procedure of calculation of time within time zones,
and the Repeal of certain resolutions of the Government of the Russian Federation on August 8, 2011", Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
3 Russian regions may change time zones this autumn: Vladivostok (Primorsky region); Sakha (Yakutia) and Irkutsk region
03 July 2011, Israel -
"Cabinet Approves Extension of Daylight Savings Time", Israel Prime Minister's Office
Israel Cabinet approves draft legislation to extend Daylight Savings Time to an
average of 193 days, as opposed to 182 today.
14 June 2011, The Cayman Islands -
"Committee to study time change", by Brent Fuller, Cayman Free Press
The Cayman Islands are considering to implement DST to sinc. time with New York year around.
May 29, 2011 Guttenberg, New Jersey -
"Worldwide stock markets map shows the current open closed holiday status and current time for stock exchanges", WorldTimeZone.com
Different countries celebrate their own holidays and each Stock Exchange has its own
working hours or working days.
30 May 2011, Israel -
"Committee submits daylight savings report to Yishai", Rebbecca Anna Stoil, Jerusalem Post
Supporters of daylight savings extension say clock should change in mid-October, and not Yom Kippur as has been the law since 2005.
May 28, 2011 Japan -
"Tokyo gov't adopts 'daylight savings time' in summer energy savings plan", Mainichi Daily News
Tokyo goverment adopts DST by shifting working hours not by changing clock itself.
May 20, 2011 Guttenberg, New Jersey -
"On the Calculation of Time", WorldTimeZone.com
On May 20, 2011 Russian State Duma adopted a law abolishing DST.
May 16, 2011, USA -
"May 21, 2011 - Judgment Day ? What Time ?", by World Time Zone
According to Family Radio (Oakland, California) Judgement Day will occur May 21, 2011 and actual time will be 6pm PST (Pacific Standard) or 7pm PDT (Pacific Daylight Savings time).
When it is 7pm in Oakland, California, what time is it in other locations around the world ?
May 11, 2011, Pakistan -
"Daylight saving, 2-day weekend back on the table", by Zafar Bhutta, The Express Tribune News Network
Pakistan is considering to implement Daylight Saving Time again.
May 9, 2011, Guttenberg, New Jersey -
"Farewell for a new day will move from Cape Mulinuu to Cape Taputapu (American Samoa)" Alexander Krivenyshev, WorldTimeZone.com
- Cape Taputapu (UTC-11) - the most western point of American Samoa will become the last spot in the world where you can watch the sun set each day. (WorldTimeZone.com)
May 9, 2011, Apia (Samoa) -
"Moving to tomorrow", Samoa Observer
- Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sailele announced the shift would probably take place on December 29, 2011.
May 9, 2011, Apia (Samoa) -
"Samoa to switch time zones", Otago Daily Times
- Samoa (Apia) will change timezone from UTC-11 to UTC+13 on December 29, 2011 so it would be west of the International Dateline, bringing its clocks similar to Tonga (UTC+13) and closer to New Zealand, Australia and Fiji and 24 hours away from American Samoa (Pago Pago).
International Dateline will move to the east from Samoa (Apia)- between Samoa and American Samoa (Pago Pago). (WorldTimeZone.com)
04/20/2011, Egypt -
"Egypt to cancel daylight saving time", Al-Masry Al-Youm
"Egypt won't change its clocks on the last Friday of April- no DST for 2011"
04/17/2011, New Jersey, USA -
"Ceremonial Timings in relation to other locations around the World for The Royal Wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and Miss Catherine Middleton", by World Time Zone
"... For example, when it is 10.38am 29 April, 2011 in London (UK) - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey- what time is it in other locations around the world ? "
04/18/2011, Egypt -
"Poll: 80% of Egyptians favor cancelling daylight saving time", Al-Masry Al-Youm
"Egypt government is working on a draft law to cancel DST."
04/08/2011, Azerbaijan -
"Azerbaijani MP proposes to abolish Daylight Saving Time in the country", by Emil Guliyev, News.Az
"... The parliamentarian noted that a number of CIS countries have already abolished Daylight Saving Time while some countries have never advanced clocks."
04/06/2011, Ukraine -
"Proposal to Parliament do not switch to Winter time anymore", forUm
"The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (Ukraine's parliament) registered a draft resolution to cancel seasonal clock change and to establish Ukraine time as second time zone plus one hour."
04/04/2011, Chile -
"Solicitarán horario de verano permanente" El Pinguino
MP Miodrag Marinovic representing 60th electoral district (Magallanes and Antartica Chilena XII region)
asked Chilean government to kept permanent DST for Aysén and Magallanes regions.
04/04/2011, South Australia -
"Member of the South Australian Parliament
to push for South Australia time zone change", Australian Broadcasting Corporation
- Plan to push South Australia time back 30 minutes.
(Right now South Australia time is UTC+09:30 - winter and UTC+10:30 - summer)
04/03/2011, Mexico, Oaxaca -
"Ignorarán nuevo horario en Oaxaca", by Olga Rosario Avendaño, El Universal
- For the fifteenth consecutive years many municipalities in Oaxaca (Mexico) are ignoring DST again.
03/29/2011, Lithuania, Vilnius -
"Two draft resolutions regards future of DST in the Lithuania", DELFI
- There are two registered draft resolutions in the parliament of Lithuania regards the possibility of canceling seasonal clock change.
04/03/2011, Russia, Irkutsk -
"Irkutsk region (with the rest of Russia) goes to Daylight saving time March 27, 2011.", Baykal Info
to reconfirm: "... Clock went one hour forward across the Russian Federation, including the Irkutsk Region, at 2 am (local time) on 27 March 2011.
The Irkutsk region remain to stay in its time zone and same time difference with Moscow (MSK+5) as before March 2011" - WorldTimeZone.com
04/01/2011, Stanley, Falkland Islands -
"FALKLANDS NOT TO FALL BACK IN APRIL", Falkland Islands News Network
- Falkland Islands will remain on Summer time throughout the whole of 2011.
03/29/2011, Morocco -
"L'heure légale au Maroc sera avancée de 60 mn à partir de dimanche prochain", Agence Maghreb Arab Presse
- Morocco will start DST (Summer Time) at midnight April 2-3, 2011.
03/28/2011, Chile -
"Government will keep Daylight Saving Time until May 7 2011" Radio Universidad de Chile
Chile will extend DST (Summer Time) again, till May 7, 2011.
03/27/2011, Russia -
" Russia switches to 'permanent summer time' ", RIA Novosti
"... All Russian regions put their clocks forward by one hour at 2 am local time."
(Updates: "Irkutsk region will keep its time zone without transition to Krasnoyarsk time zone." (WorldTimeZone.com)
03/16/2011, Russia -
"Irkutsk region won't change its clock to Summer Time (DST) on March 27, 2011", IRK.ru
"... Irkutsk Region (Russia) has received government permission to change time zone
to Krasnoyarsk time zone (UTC+8 after March 27, 2011). After March 27, 2011 time difference between Moscow (UTC+4 after March 27, 2011) and Irkutsk (UTC+8 after March 27, 2011) will be 4 hours, not 5 hours."
(Updates: "All territory of the Russian Federation (including Irkutsk region) introduced permanent Summer Time (DST) from March 27, 2011." (WorldTimeZone.com)
03/10/2011, Turkey -
"Turkey switches to summer time one day later", World Bulletin
Turkey will move clocks forward one hour on March 28 at 3:00 a.m., not on March 27, 2011 because 1.5 million students will take a nationwide exam.
03/07/2011, Cuba -
"Regirá horario de verano desde el próximo domingo 20" Unión Eléctrica, MINBAS
Cuba to Start Daylight Saving Time on March 20, 2011 and to end DST on October 31, 2011.
03/01/2011, Belarus -
"Belarus also plans to abandon the time changes" (in rus.) Belarusian business portal
State Metrology Institute of Belarus has decided to recommend to the Government to cancel the transition to the Winter time in the autumn of 2011.
03/02/2011, Chile -
"Gobierno retrasa cambio de horario en tres semanas y estudia cuál sería el "mejor régimen" " Radio Santiago
Chile Government decided to postpone for three weeks transit to Winter Time. Daylight Saving Time will continue till midnight April 2-3, 2011, not March 12-13, 2011.
02/17/2011, Turkey -
"Turkish dispute over date of daylight saving time change", World Bulletin
Date for the switch to DST must be revised because 1.5 million students will take a nationwide exam on March 27, 2011.
02/09/2011, Ukraine -
"Ukraine could follow example of Russia by lifting the transition to Winter time" (in rus.), Ukraine Pravda
"The Ministry of Health of Ukraine intends to analyze the feasibility of lifting the transition to Winter time in Ukraine."
02/08/2011, Russia -
"Russia to scrap daylight saving time this autumn", RIA Novosti
"... Russia plans to cancel Daylight Saving Time this autumn ..."
(correct should be "Russia plans to cancel transition to Winter Time this autumn" .... by using Daylight Saving Time year-round from spring 2011) (WorldTimeZone.com)
11/01/2010, Brazil -
"Acreanos decidem voltar ao horário antigo em votação do referendo", Portal Amazônia
Acre rejected current time zone (GMT-4) and would like to return to old time zone (pre-2008) - GMT-5. The decision of Acre will be sent to the Congress to become law and to re-apply the old time.
10/22/2010, Fiji -
"Daylight Savings" Government of the Republic of the Fiji Islands, Ministry of Information (fiji.gov.fj)
Fiji will end DST 3 weeks earlier than expected - on March 6, 2011, not March
10/19/2010, Russia -
Draft bill 441798-5 "Transition of the Russian Federation to the International system of Time Zones", Members of the State Duma: Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Lebedev, Ivanov; translation by Alexander Krivenyshev, WorldTimeZone.com
Instead of the seasonal clock change to "summer time", the bill proposes a change to actual working
hours for organizations and institutions around the country beginning on the first Monday in April through the first Monday in November of each year.
If the bill is approved, it would come into force on 1 January 2011.
08/10/2010, Gaza Strip -
"Gaza government decided to start the winter time the first of Ramadan", (computer translation), Gaza Aqsa TV (aqsatv.ps)
08/09/2010, Ramallah - "Palestinian government in Ramallah and Gaza decides to end daylight saving time", (computer translation), (israj.net)
Palestinian Authority in Ramallah and Gaza decides to end daylight saving time during Ramadan.
07/20/2010, Egypt -
"Clocks to go back during Ramadan-and then forward again", Al-Masry Al-Youm, translated by Ahmed el-Beheri and Mohamed el-Badri
- Egypt plans to cancel DST during Ramadan and then to resume DST after.
05/18/2010, Apia (Samoa) -
"Samoa's Daylight Saving Starts in September 2010", Samoa Information Technology Society (SITS)
- Samoa will start its Daylight Saving Time on September 26, 2010.
04/12/2010, Morocco -
"Le Maroc passera à l'heure d'été GMT+1 le 2 mai.
Le retour à l'heure légale aura lieu le 8 août. ", La Vieeco
- Morocco plans to introduce DST (Summer Time) from May 2, 2010 to August 8, 2010.
04/07/2010, Mexico, Bahía de Banderas -
"Bahía de Banderas Welcomes Time Zone Change", Juan Pablo Hernandez / Virtual Vallarta
- Bahía de Banderas (Mexican state of Nayarit) changed time zone UTC-7 to new time zone UTC-6
on April 4, 2010 (to share the same time zone as nearby city Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco).
04/08/2010, San Luis, Argentina -
"Confirmaron la prórroga del huso horario de verano", El Diario de la Republica
- San Luis, Argentina (standard time UTC-04) will keep DST after April 11, 2010-
will continue to have same time as rest of Argentina (UTC-3) (no DST).
04/04/2010, Mexico, Oaxaca -
"Se niegan municipios de Oaxaca a acatar el horario de verano", Oscar Rodriguez / Correspondent Millennium
- 418 Oaxaca municipalities refuse to comply with daylight saving time.
03/27/2010, WorldTimeZone.com -
"Standard Time Zone chart of the World corrected to March 28, 2010", WorldTimeZone.com
Updated World Map of Time Zones. World Time Zones maps are property of WorldTimeZone.com and
may not be used in connection with any product or service without permission.
03/27/2010, Tunis -
"Tunisia decide to dispense with the work daylight saving time", almadenahnews.com,moheet.com
Tunis confirmed not to use DST in 2010.
03/26/2010, Pakistan -
"People laud PM’s announcement to end DST", Associated Press Of Pakistan
Pakistan Prime Minister has said that if the parliament doesn’t support the government’s decision then the clocks will not be forwarded an hour.
03/24/2010, Gaza Strip -
"Hamas cabinet: Summer Time starts Saturday", Maan News Agency
Gaza Strip clocks will change to DST on Saturday March 27, 2010.
03/22/2010, Russia -
"Updates for Russia DST (Summer Time) in 2010- 5 regions are changing its Time Zones.
New and Old maps of Time Zones of Russia", by Alexander Krivenyshev, WorldTimeZone.com
Kamchatka, Chukotka, Udmurtia (Udmurt Republic), Samara, Kemerovo regions in Russia are moving to different time zones.
03/22/2010, Ramallah, West Bank -
"DST begins at midnight on Thursday night in the West Bank. And Gaza have not yet announced.", Palestine News (psnews.ps)
Gaza Strip have not yet confirmed if DST will start on March 26, 2010, as in the West Bank.
03/22/2009, Bangladesh -
"Cabinet cancels Daylight Saving Time "
The Daily Star
Bangladesh Cabinet cancels Daylight Saving Time. Bangladesh was planning to start DST on March 31, 2010.
03/21/2010, Iran -
"Iran adopts DST starting this evening, March 22",Fars News Agency,
Iran starts DST (Summer Time) on March 22, 2010 (beginning of the Persian New Year, Nowruz)
03/15/2010, Russia -
"On the application in the territories of the Udmurt republic second time zone", The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a government decree of March 17, "Application of the territory of the Republic of Udmurtia second time zone."
Udmurt republic (Izhevsk) (MSK + 1, UTC + 4) in Russia will move to Moscow time zone (MSK, UTC + 3) on March 28, 2010.
03/15/2010, Russia -
"On the application in the territory of the Kamchatka region and the Chukotka autonomous district of time the tenth time zone (Moscow time plus 8 hours)", The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a government decree for Kamchatka and Chukotka regions (MSK + 9, UTC + 12) in Russia to move to time zone (MSK + 8, UTC + 11) on March 28, 2010
03/10/2010, Russia -
"On the application in the territories of the Samara region second time zone", The Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a government decree for Samara region (MSK + 1, UTC + 4) in Russia to move to Moscow time zone (MSK, UTC + 3) on March 28, 2010
03/19/2010, Ramallah, West Bank -
"Next Friday start daylight saving time.", Voice of Palestine (palvoice.org)
West Bank DST (Summer Time) will last for 191 days- from March 26, 2010 till "the last Sunday before the tenth day of Tishri (October), each year " (October 03, 2010 ?)
03/17/2010, Syria -
" ... start of daylight saving time starting on Friday" (translation), alwatan.sy
Syria plan to move to DST on midnight between Thursday April 1, 2010 and Friday April 2, 2010 (one week later).
03/11/2010, Mexico -
"Coahuila no acatará horario de verano", exonline.com.mx, Alma Gudiño
Issues arise whether to observe new DST rules for Acuña and Piedras Negras in state Coahuila, Mexico
03/10/2010, Mexico -
"Nueva disposición sobre el horario de verano para la franja fronteriza con los Estados Unidos", National Metrology Center CENAM
10 Mexico municipalities (on the Mexico-USA border) will begin DST (Summer Time) three weeks earlier on March 14, 2010.
En los municipios fronterizos de Tijuana y Mexicali, en Baja California; Juárez y Ojinaga, en Chihuahua; Acuña y Piedras Negras, en Coahuila; Anáhuac, en Nuevo León; y Nuevo Laredo, Reynosa y Matamoros, en Tamaulipas, la aplicación de este horario estacional surtirá efecto desde las dos horas del segundo domingo de marzo y concluirá a las dos horas del primer domingo de noviembre.
03/04/2010, Chile -
"Horario de invierno se posterga al 3 de abril para facilitar labores de rescatistas" Consorcio Periodístico de Chile
Chile Extends Daylight Saving Due to Earthquake till April 4, 2010.
03/03/2010, Fiji -
"Cabinet approves change in Daylight Savings dates" Government of the Republic of the Fiji Islands
Fiji has comfirmed to end DST on March 28, 2010
02/24/2010, Fiji -
"Daylight saving under review" Fiji Times
Fiji Employers Federation and Fiji Chamber of Commerce is in favour of ending DST by February 28, 2010
02/17/2010, Paraguay -
"3958 POR EL CUAL SE ESTABLECEN LAS NORMAS RELATIVAS A LA DETERMINACIÓN DE LA HORA EN LA REPÚBLICA DEL PARAGUAY.", Presidencia de la República del Paraguay
Paraguay has adopted new rules for DST schedule: DST will end on second Sunday of April, 2010 (April 11, 2010), not March 14, 2010)
02/17/2010, Seoul, Korea -
"Korea hopes Japan's 'summer time'", The Korea Herald
South Korea wants Japan to also introduce DST.
02/04/2010, WorldTimeZone.com -
"New Time Zones in Russia" (in Russian)
Suggested table by Alexander Krivenyshev, WorldTimeZone.com
02/04/2010, WorldTimeZone.com -
"Moving to Standard Time or One step forward, 2 hours back." (in Russian)
by Alexander Krivenyshev, WorldTimeZone.com
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