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RSS Some of the countries and states that have made changes to their daylight saving time schedule or time zone since 2007 are described here.

Updates in 2010

8-Mar-2010
2-Mar-2010
Mexico One Hour Ahead on Easter, April 4, 2010

Whilst some of northern Mexico has a head start to daylight saving time (DST) on March 14, 2010, most of the country will officially begin DST on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2010.

5-Mar-2010Chile Extends Daylight Saving Due to Earthquake

Chile’s daylight saving time (DST) has been extended to continue until early April in 2010, due to recent circumstances resulting from an earthquake that occurred on February 27, 2010.

5-Mar-2010
15-Feb-2010
Most of North America Springs Forward March 14, 2010

Most of the United States, Canada and some of northern Mexico’s border regions will spring forward for daylight saving time (DST) on Sunday, March 14, 2010.

4-Mar-2010
19-Feb-2010
Europe and UK Start Daylight Saving March 28, 2010

Daylight saving time, also known as “summer time”, is back again in most of Europe and the United Kingdom (UK) on Sunday, March 28, 2010.

3-Mar-2010Fiji’s Daylight Saving Ends Early in 2010

Fiji’s Cabinet has moved forward the country’s daylight saving time (DST) end date by nearly one month to Sunday, March 28, 2010.

2-Mar-2010Australia and NZ End Daylight Saving April 4, 2010

Daylight saving time (DST) will end in many places in Australia and New Zealand on Sunday, April 4, 2010, which is also Easter Sunday that year.

18-Feb-2010Paraguay’s Daylight Saving Moves to April 11, 2010

Paraguay has officially changed its daylight saving schedule. The country will now end daylight saving time (DST) not on March 14, which was originally planned, but on Sunday, April 11, in 2010.

16-Feb-2010
25-Aug-2009
Time Zone Change Proposed in North Dakota, USA
10-Feb-2010
4-Feb-2010
Russia May Quit Daylight Saving Time
5-Feb-2010
4-Feb-2010
Paraguay May Extend Daylight Saving Time
1-Feb-2010
11-Dec-2009
Northern Mexican Border's New Daylight Saving Plan

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
6-Apr-2009
23-Jan-2009
Alaska Closer to Eliminating Daylight Saving Time
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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