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RSS Constantly updated news about time zone and daylight saving time changes since 2007.

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Updates in 2014

21-Mar-2014Australia & New Zealand end DST on April 6, 2014

The current Daylight Saving Time (DST) period in Australia and New Zealand will end on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

17-Mar-2014Crimea to adopt Moscow Standard Time

The government of Crimea, a region in Ukraine on the verge of joining Russia, just announced that it will switch to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) on March 30.

20-Feb-2014March 30, 2014: Europe starts Daylight Saving Time

Most European countries will begin observing Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the early morning of Sunday, March 30, 2014.

20-Feb-2014Sunday, March 9, 2014: DST starts in USA and Canada
19-Feb-2014Chile Extends DST to April 27, 2014
17-Feb-2014Turkey delays DST start by one day
3-Feb-2014Brazil ends DST on February 16, 2014
21-Jan-2014
15-Jan-2014
Will Russia revert to “winter time” in 2014?
3-Jan-2014India to get a second time zone

Updates in 2013

11-Dec-2013Jordan will end DST after all
25-Oct-2013Libya remains on Daylight Saving Time
10-Oct-2013USA & Canada end DST on Sunday, November 3, 2013
31-Oct-2013
9-Oct-2013
Brazil: Acre and parts of Amazonas switch time zones
8-Oct-2013Spain ponders switching time zones
28-Sep-2013Morocco extends DST to October 27, 2013
11-Dec-2013
27-Sep-2013
Jordan remains on DST for a second year
23-Sep-2013Europe ends DST on October 27, 2013
2-Oct-2013
20-Sep-2013
Brazil to start DST on October 20 – Tocantins to remain on standard time
19-Sep-2013Australia and New Zealand start the 2013—2014 DST period
10-Sep-2013Sunday, October 27, 2013: Fiji to start Daylight Saving Time
3-Jul-2013Morocco changes its DST schedule
9-Jul-2013
29-May-2013
Israel's parliament approves DST extension
23-Apr-2013Morocco's 2013 Daylight Saving Time Schedule
1-Apr-2013New Technology makes Time Travel possible
28-Mar-2013Middle East DST Roundup - Syria and Lebanon announce Switch Dates
3-Apr-2013
26-Mar-2013
West Bank and Gaza start Daylight Saving Time on March 29, 2013
11-Mar-2013Haiti starts DST, will follow U.S. schedule in future
7-Mar-2013Paraguay’s Daylight Saving Moved to March 24, 2013
6-Mar-2013Sunday, April 7, 2013: Australia and New Zealand end DST
4-Mar-2013March 31, 2013: Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time
4-Mar-2013Cuba switches to DST on March 10, 2013
15-Feb-2013Chile Extends DST to April 27, 2013
12-Feb-2013Sunday, March 10: Daylight Saving Time Begins in USA & Canada
8-Feb-2013
8-Feb-2013
Russia likely to switch to permanent winter time
8-Feb-2013
6-Feb-2013
Sunday, February 17, 2013: Brazil ends Daylight Saving Time
7-Feb-2013
5-Feb-2013
Colorado and Utah Stop Bills to Abolish DST
21-Jan-2013Ukraine May Abolish Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Updates in 2012

10-Nov-2012Libya Changes Time Zone
26-Oct-2012Russia remains on summer time after all
5-Nov-2012
25-Oct-2012
DST in Israel to be extended in 2013
25-Oct-2012Jordan remains on Summer Time
18-Oct-2012Sunday, October 21, 2012: Brazilians start Daylight Saving Time
4-Oct-2012Sunday, Nov 4, 2012: DST ends in USA and Canada
4-Oct-2012Sunday, Oct 28, 2012: Most Europeans turn clocks back as DST ends
25-Sep-2012DST ended in West Bank and Gaza
25-Oct-2012
24-Sep-2012
Russia to remain on Standard Time permanently
19-Sep-2012Indonesia: Single time zone delayed
17-Sep-2012Australia and New Zealand Daylight Saving Time 2012
27-Aug-2012Fiji Daylight Saving 2012
7-Aug-2012Tokelau: Wrong local time for over 100 years
29-May-2012Indonesia: Calls to create single time zone
3-May-2012
26-Apr-2012
New Time Zone in Mexico?
26-Mar-2012Gaza and West Bank start DST on March 30, 2012
26-Mar-2012Syria starts DST on March 30, 2012
26-Mar-2012Nagorno-Karabakh Rejects Daylight Saving Time
1-Mar-2012Europe Starts Daylight Saving on March 25, 2012
21-Mar-2012Idaho may abolish daylight saving time
16-Mar-2012
10-Mar-2012
Morocco Daylight Saving Time in 2012
14-Mar-2012Turkey May Use DST All Year
11-Mar-2012Haiti Daylight Saving Time in 2012
6-Mar-2012Sunday, March 11: DST starts in US & Canada
1-Mar-2012Australia and NZ's daylight saving ends April 1
1-Mar-2012Cuba switches to summer time Sunday April 1, 2012
27-Feb-2012Chile's daylight saving time extended to April 28
21-Feb-2012Time Zone change in Davis and Casey (Antarctica)
8-Feb-2012Russian prime minister promises daylight saving
7-Feb-2012Utah's anti-daylight saving bill is killed
3-Feb-2012Ukraine ministers propose permanent time change in 2013
2-Feb-2012Brazilian president stops time change in Acre
31-Jan-2012Armenia scraps daylight saving time for good
25-Jan-2012Time ran out for UK time bill
20-Jan-2012Redefinition of time delayed
5-Jan-2012Scientists call to redefine time
3-Jan-2012Utah lawmaker suggests dropping daylight saving time

Updates in 2011

4-Nov-2011Tokelau to jump dateline with Samoa
8-Nov-2011
31-Oct-2011
UK one step closer to abandoning GMT
31-Oct-2011
28-Oct-2011
Cuba DST ends November 13, 2011
27-Oct-2011Transnistria's clocks move back October 30, 2011
19-Oct-2011Clocks in Ukraine move back October 30, 2011
13-Oct-2011Transnistria stays on Daylight Saving Time
25-Oct-2011
13-Oct-2011
No clock change for parts of Mato Grosso, Brazil
12-Oct-2011Bolivians delay Daylight Saving Time
5-Oct-2011Bahia Reintroduces Daylight Saving Time (DST)
4-Oct-2011Daylight Saving ends in USA and Canada Nov 6
4-Oct-2011Daylight Saving Time ends in most of Mexico
24-Oct-2011
4-Oct-2011
Fiji’s clocks go forward October 23, 2011
24-Oct-2011
30-Sep-2011
Most Europeans turn clocks back October 30, 2011
30-Sep-2011West Bank Clocks Turned Back September 30
27-Sep-2011Australians turn clocks forward Sunday, October 2
20-Sep-2011Ukraine eliminates Daylight Saving Time (DST)
19-Sep-2011Eternal Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Belarus
29-Aug-2011Palestinians to Observe Two Different Local Times
26-Aug-2011DST for Gaza and The West Bank
23-Aug-2011Bolivia Introduces Daylight Saving Time (DST)
22-Aug-2011Chile continues to alter DST schedule
17-Aug-2011Newfoundland and Labrador amends DST legislation
4-Jul-2011
7-Jun-2011
Israel to extend daylight saving time
6-Jun-2011“Daylight saving time” for some in Japan
1-Sep-2011
9-May-2011
Samoa jumps forward in time
20-Apr-2011Egypt Abolishes Daylight Saving Time
20-Apr-2011Russia Time Change Finalized
18-Apr-2011Colorado keeps switching
13-Apr-2011
17-Mar-2011
Irkutsk Region Switches Time Zones in Russia - Update
7-Apr-2011Ukraine to Vote on Daylight Saving
16-Jul-2012
4-Apr-2011
Falkland Islands Trial All Year DST in 2011
30-Mar-2011Daylight Saving Starts in Morocco on April 3, 2011
28-Mar-2011
3-Mar-2011
Chile Extends DST Again Due to Energy Crisis
3-Apr-2013
25-Mar-2011
West Bank and Gaza Begin Daylight Saving on April 1, 2011
11-Mar-2011Turkey Starts DST One Day Later Due to Exam
10-Mar-2011
26-Jul-2010
Samoa Starts Daylight Saving on September 26
10-Mar-2011DST Ends in Australia and NZ on April 3, 2011
10-Mar-2011Daylight Saving Starts in Mexico on April 3, 2011
8-Mar-2011Daylight Saving Starts in Cuba on March 20, 2011
11-Mar-2011
18-Feb-2011
Europe Starts Daylight Saving on March 27, 2011
18-Feb-2011USA and Canada Start DST on March 13, 2011
14-Feb-2011Proposed DST Bill Gets Delayed in Israel
11-Feb-2011
10-Dec-2010
Lawmakers Propose Opposite DST Bills in Colorado
10-Feb-2011Countries Consider Canceling Daylight Saving
8-Feb-2011Russia Abolishes Winter Time
26-Jan-2011Russian Party Plans to Eliminate Daylight Saving
12-Jan-2011Special Committee to Examine DST in Israel

Updates in 2010

13-Dec-2010Thousands Protest Time Zone Changes in Russia
6-Dec-2010Daylight Saving Bill Gets Initial Vote in UK
2-Nov-2010Time Zone Change is Possible in Acre, Brazil
26-Oct-2010Fiji Begins Daylight Saving Time Period
20-Oct-2010Russia Proposes International System of Time Zones
5-Oct-2010USA and Canada End DST on November 7, 2010
5-Oct-2010Mexico Ends DST on Sunday, October 31, 2010
5-Oct-2010Daylight Saving Ends in Europe on October 31, 2010
23-Sep-2010
17-Jun-2010
UK Parliament Revisits Single Double Summer Time
21-Sep-2010Australia Starts Daylight Saving on October 3, 2010
16-Sep-2010Brazil Starts Daylight Saving on October 17, 2010
6-Sep-2010
3-Sep-2010
Petition Pushes to Extend DST in Israel
1-Sep-2010Indiana Hopes to Move to Central Time Zone
11-Aug-2010West Bank and Gaza End DST as Ramadan Begins
30-Jul-2010
21-Jul-2010
Egyptians To Change Clocks Four Times This Year
30-Jul-2010Morocco’s DST Schedule Ends Before Ramadan
1-Jul-2010
25-Aug-2009
Residents Reject Time Zone Change in North Dakota
9-Jun-2010
7-Jun-2010
Government Says No Daylight Saving in Queensland
4-Jun-2010
21-May-2010
Queenslanders Speak Out on Daylight Saving Time
4-May-2010
23-Mar-2010
Russia Reduces Number of Time Zones
22-Apr-2010
23-Jan-2009
Alaska Bill To End Daylight Saving Time Defeated
22-Apr-2010New Time Zone for Mexico’s Bahía de Banderas
21-Apr-2010Daylight Saving Time Returns to Egypt in 2010
14-Apr-2010All-Year Daylight Saving Proposed for Louisiana
13-Apr-2010Morocco Starts Daylight Saving Time May 2, 2010
9-Apr-2010San Luis Province Keeps Daylight Saving
26-Mar-2010
26-Mar-2010
No Daylight Saving in Pakistan in 2010
25-Mar-2010
24-Mar-2010
Gaza and West Bank Start DST on Different Dates
25-Mar-2010
24-Mar-2010
No Daylight Saving Time in Bangladesh in 2010
24-Mar-2010
19-Feb-2010
Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time March 28, 2010
10-Mar-2010
5-Mar-2010
Chile Extends Daylight Saving Due to Earthquake
10-Mar-2010
2-Mar-2010
Australia and NZ End Daylight Saving April 4, 2010
10-Mar-2010Time Zone Changes in Antarctica in 2010
9-Mar-2010
11-Dec-2009
Northern Mexican Border's New Daylight Saving Plan
9-Mar-2010
2-Mar-2010
Mexico One Hour Ahead on Easter, April 4, 2010
5-Mar-2010
15-Feb-2010
Most of North America Springs Forward March 14, 2010
3-Mar-2010Fiji’s Daylight Saving Ends Early in 2010
18-Feb-2010Paraguay’s Daylight Saving Moves to April 11, 2010
10-Feb-2010
4-Feb-2010
Russia May Quit Daylight Saving Time
5-Feb-2010
4-Feb-2010
Paraguay May Extend Daylight Saving Time

Updates in 2009

30-Dec-2009Time Zone Change is Possible in Venezuela
28-Dec-2009
25-Sep-2009
Bangladesh's Daylight Saving Time Ends December 31
16-Dec-2009No Daylight Saving for South Korea in 2010
14-Dec-2009
13-Nov-2009
Plan Announced to Reduce Russia’s Time Zones
24-Nov-2009Guatemala Considers Daylight Saving Revival
10-Nov-2009Fiji Reignites Daylight Saving Time on November 29
3-Nov-2009Time Zone Changes in Antarctica
28-Oct-2009
19-Oct-2009
Clocks Fall Back in USA and Canada on November 1
23-Oct-2009Ireland Considers Central European Time
22-Oct-2009New Daylight Saving Proposals for Germany and UK
19-Oct-2009
15-Oct-2009
Mexico's Clocks Turn Back on October 25, 2009
17-Oct-2009
7-Oct-2009
Argentina Says No To Daylight Saving Time
16-Oct-2009Talks of Time Change in Nepal
16-Oct-2009
10-Aug-2009
Samoa's Daylight Saving Starts in September 2010
15-Oct-2009
14-Oct-2009
Europe’s Daylight Saving Ends on October 25, 2009
14-Oct-2009New Time Zone for Kemerovo in Russia
8-Oct-2009Japan May Follow South Korea’s DST Plans
29-Sep-2009Australia’s Daylight Saving Starts on October 4, 2009
29-Sep-2009
17-Sep-2009
Pakistan ends DST on November 1, 2009
22-Sep-2009New Zealand’s Daylight Saving Starts September 27, 2009
2-Sep-2009
31-Aug-2009
2009 DST End Date for West Bank and Gaza Strip
13-Aug-2009Morocco to End DST Before Ramadan
11-Aug-2009Egypt’s 2009 DST Schedule Ends Before Ramadan
29-Jul-2009South Korea Moves Ahead with Daylight Saving Plan
21-Jul-2009
19-Jun-2009
Brazil Considers Having Only One Time Zone
16-Jul-2009
26-Mar-2009
Pakistan starts Daylight Saving Time April 15, 2009
18-Jun-2009Bolivia Plans to Move Time Zone One Hour Back
16-Jun-2009
7-Apr-2009
Bangladesh Starts Daylight Saving Time on June 19, 2009
5-Jun-2009Mauritius Will Not Repeat Daylight Saving Time
17-May-2009
16-May-2009
Western Australia says No to DST
28-Apr-2009South Australia Extends Daylight Saving Time
23-Apr-2009Egypt Starts DST at Midnight Between April 23–24, 2009
14-Apr-2009
22-Jan-2009
Montana Will Not Scrap Daylight Saving Time
7-Apr-2009Mixed Reactions on Daylight Saving Time in Mexico
26-Mar-2009
5-Mar-2009
Europe Starts Daylight Saving Time on March 29, 2009
19-Mar-2009Syria’s Daylight Saving Starts on March 27, 2009
17-Mar-2009Morocco’s Daylight Saving Time Starts June 1, 2009
16-Mar-2009Tunisia Abandons Daylight Saving Time in 2009
13-Mar-2009Argentina’s San Luis Province Has New Time Zone
10-Mar-2009Australia Ends Daylight Saving Time in March/April 2009
10-Mar-2009New Zealand Ends Daylight Saving Time on April 5, 2009
5-Mar-2009Cuba Starts Daylight Saving Between March 7–8, 2009
5-Mar-2009
18-Feb-2009
Mexico Starts Daylight Saving Time on April 5, 2009
18-Feb-2009USA/Canada Start Daylight Saving Time on March 8, 2009
17-Feb-2009
6-Feb-2009
South Korea Considers Daylight Saving Time Again
6-Feb-2009
8-Sep-2008
Argentina Confirms Latest Daylight Saving Schedule
28-Jan-2009
24-Sep-2008
Western Australians To Vote On Daylight Saving

Updates in 2008

15-Dec-2008Australia’s Newest Daylight Saving Party Emerges
28-Nov-2008Samoa Starts Daylight Saving Time in 2009
14-Nov-2008Argentina's San Luis Province Plans Different Time Zone
10-Nov-2008
29-Feb-2008
US Gets Ready for Daylight Saving Switch on March 9
10-Nov-2008
10-Nov-2008
Report Reveals Daylight Saving “Saves” Energy
21-Oct-2008Mexico Ends Daylight Saving Earlier Than USA
21-Oct-2008USA and Canada End 2008 Daylight Saving Time
15-Oct-2008Europe’s 2008 Daylight Saving Schedule Ends
15-Oct-2008Jersey Rejects Central European Time
7-Oct-2008
26-Mar-2008
Syria Observes Daylight Saving Time 2008
7-Oct-2008Syria’s Daylight Saving End Date Confirmed
2-Oct-2008
2-Sep-2008
South Australia Extends Daylight Saving in 2008–2009
1-Oct-2008
29-Aug-2008
Middle East’s Mixed Daylight Saving Times in 2008
26-Sep-2008Daylight Saving Time Extended for New Zealanders
24-Sep-2008
29-Aug-2008
Brazil Confirms Daylight Saving From 2008 Onwards
24-Sep-2008Time Zone Issues May Affect Indiana Election
3-Sep-2008Thousands in Japan Adopt “Daylight Saving” Plan
29-Aug-2008Pakistan Extends Daylight Saving Hours in 2008
27-Aug-2008
22-May-2008
Morocco revives daylight saving schedule in 2008
27-Aug-2008Morocco’s Daylight Saving Ends Earlier than Expected
27-Aug-2008
15-May-2008
Pakistan turns to daylight saving to address power crisis
18-Aug-2008Russia One Step Closer to Ending Daylight Saving
14-Aug-2008Egypt Ends Daylight Saving Before Ramadan
14-Aug-2008
26-Mar-2008
Turkey Considers Daylight Saving All Year Round
10-Jul-2008
25-Jun-2008
Mauritius turns the clock forward in October 2008
24-Jun-2008Brazil Abolishes Its Fourth Time Zone in 2008
30-May-2008South Africa Discards Daylight Saving Idea
29-Mar-2008
27-Mar-2008
Europe Embarks on Daylight Saving Schedule 2008
28-Mar-2008Confusion over Daylight Saving Time in Australia and New Zealand
27-Mar-2008France and Spain kicks into “Double Summer Time”
27-Mar-2008UK Debates to Extend Daylight Saving for Entire Year
13-Mar-2008
12-Mar-2008
Cuba starts Daylight Saving Time on March 16, 2008
12-Mar-2008
4-Mar-2008
Guatemala Cancels Daylight Saving for Safety Fear
11-Mar-2008South Africa Talks of Time Zone Split
10-Mar-2008Easter Island Extends Daylight Saving Time
10-Mar-2008Iraq Dumps Daylight Saving Time in 2008
5-Mar-2008Canada Follows US Daylight Saving Time
4-Mar-2008Mexico Sticks With Same Daylight Saving Schedule
3-Mar-2008Indiana Unites for Daylight Saving Time
29-Feb-2008Argentina: San Luis move out of Daylight Saving Time
12-Feb-2008Chile: Energy Crisis and Drought Extends Daylight Saving Time
27-Dec-2007
21-Dec-2007
Argentina: Daylight Saving Time start on December 30, 2007
29-Nov-2007
20-Sep-2007
Venezuela: Clocks to be set back 30 minutes on December 9, 2007
20-Sep-2007Brazil: Daylight Saving Time dates for 2007–2008 announced
1-Mar-2007United States and Canada: Daylight Saving Time Extended Starting 2007
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