New DST KBs available: Egypt and Venezuela


New info is now available on Egyptian (in case you missed it, posted last month) and the really new KB for changes in Venezuela on the DST Hot Topics and Latest News page...

Egypt 2007 Daylight Saving changes: The government of Egypt has announced on August 23rd, 2007, a change in the observance of daylight saving time in the country stating that the time change will take place on September 7th at 1:00AM local time. Officially, the change occurs at 11:59:59 PM Local time (+3 hours EEST, 23:59:59) on September 6th, 2007, when clocks should be moved back to 11:00:00 PM (+2 hours EET) instead of to 12:00:00 AM. For more information, please see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 940427.

Venezuelan time zone changes: The government of Venezuela has announced a change to the time zone for the country. To date, Venezuela observed AST. The new time zone change will begin September 24, 2007, when clocks will move backwards 30 minutes, from UTC-4:00 GMT to UTC-4:30. This change begins at 11:59:59 PM local time on September 24. Clocks should be moved back to 11:30:00 PM rather than advancing to 12:00:00 AM (midnight.) For more information, please see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 938977.

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Comments (2)

  1. Griffin says:

    KB938977 is not available. Do you have any timescale for it going live?

  2. M3 Sweatt says:

    This KB shoudl be live today… just confirming information from the Venezuelan gov’t

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