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@@ -1983,6 +1983,19 @@ Rule ROK 1987 1988 - Oct Sun>=8 3:00 0 S
# There is no common English-language abbreviation for this time zone.
# Use KST, as that's what we already use for 1954-1961 in ROK.
+# From Kang Seonghoon (2018-04-29):
+# North Korea will revert its time zone from UTC+8:30 (PYT; Pyongyang
+# Time) back to UTC+9 (KST; Korea Standard Time).
+#
+# From Seo Sanghyeon (2018-04-30):
+# Rodong Sinmun 2018-04-30 announced Pyongyang Time transition plan.
+# https://www.nknews.org/kcna/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2018/04/rodong-2018-04-30.pdf
+# ... the transition date is 2018-05-05 ... Citation should be Decree
+# No. 2232 of April 30, 2018, of the Presidium of the Supreme People's
+# Assembly, as published in Rodong Sinmun.
+# From Tim Parenti (2018-04-29):
+# It appears to be the front page story at the top in the right-most column.
+
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone Asia/Seoul 8:27:52 - LMT 1908 Apr 1
8:30 - KST 1912 Jan 1
@@ -1994,7 +2007,8 @@ Zone Asia/Pyongyang 8:23:00 - LMT 1908 Apr 1
8:30 - KST 1912 Jan 1
9:00 - JST 1945 Aug 24
9:00 - KST 2015 Aug 15 00:00
- 8:30 - KST
+ 8:30 - KST 2018 May 5
+ 9:00 - KST
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@@ -2658,7 +2672,7 @@ Zone Asia/Karachi 4:28:12 - LMT 1907
# From Sharef Mustafa (2018-03-16):
# Palestine summer time will start on Mar 24th 2018 by advancing the
# clock by 60 minutes as per Palestinian cabinet decision published on
-# the offical website, though the decree did not specify the exact
+# the official website, though the decree did not specify the exact
# time of the time shift.
# http://www.palestinecabinet.gov.ps/Website/AR/NDecrees/ViewFile.ashx?ID=e7a42ab7-ee23-435a-b9c8-a4f7e81f3817
#