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- 23 December, 2017, Sao Tome and Principe -
"Sao Tome and Principe changes its time zone from January 1, 2018."
Diario de Notícias
Sao Tome and Principe changed its time zone from UTC to UTC+1 on January 1, 2018.
- 15 December, 2017, Brazil -
"DECRETO Nº 9.242, DE 15 DE DEZEMBRO DE 2017"
Presidencia da Republica Federativa do Brasil
DST in Brazil will be shortened by two weeks in 2018.
- 3 November, 2017, Massachusetts, USA -
"Massachusetts may say goodbye to daylight saving time"
Becca Moszka, The Daily Free Press
Massachusetts officials have been considering changing time zones to Atlantic Time Zone (AST) and no DST.
- 30 October, 2017, Finland -
"Finland moves to winter time as criticism for the seasonal exercise grows"
by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times
Finland urges EU to stop daylight savings time.
- 28 October, 2017, Brussels / Berlin -
"Umfrage: 60 Prozent gegen Zeitumstellung EU prüft Abschaffung der Sommerzeit"
Poll: 60 percent of Germans are against time change. EU is considering abolishing summer time.
- 26 October, 2017, Poland -
"Time change. PSL is starting to fight for a change of time in Europe"
NOWA TV Poll 64 percent of Poles against twice-yearly changing of the clocks.
- 17 October, 2017, Cyprus -
"Cyprus to remain united in time"
Cyprus Mail Online
Northern Cyprus will reinstate DST (winter time) on October 29, 2017 thus all Cyprus will remain on the same time zone.
- 16 October, 2017, Sudan -
"Republic of Sudan is going to change the time zone"
Ahmed Atyya / Dr. Yahia Abdalla (National Telecommunication Cooperation - Sudan)
Sudan to change its time zone from +03 to +02 on November 1 2017.
- August 28, 2017, Turks and Caicos -
"Daylight saving time returns March 2018"
Turks and Caicos Weekly News
DST will be reinstated in the Turks and Caicos from March 11, 2018.
- 9 August, 2017, Namibia -
"National Council passes Time Bill in favour of summer time"
New Era Newspaper Namibia
Namibia changed its time zone from UTC+1 to UTC+2. No Summer Time (DST) anymore.
- 27 June, 2017, Fiji -
"DAYLIGHT SAVING ACT 1998 - Daylight Saving Order 2017"
Government Of Fiji Gazette Supplement, No. 21, Legal Notice No. 41
Fiji DST ends on January 14, 2018 (not on January 21, 2018)
- 13 May, 2017, Chile -
"LA HORA DE MAGALLANES"
RadioPolar.com, Andrés Rebolledo Smitmans
The Magallanes Region in Chile will stay on Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time) indefinitely (UTC-3).
From May 14, 2017 to August 13, 2017 Chile will use the standard time zone UTC-4.
- 03 March, 2017, Haiti -
"Haiti - NOTICES: Time change in Haiti"
Haiti re-introduces Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time) in 2017.
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