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- 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)
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