Xinjiang Time

Luther Ma ma.lude.xj at
Sun Oct 18 02:40:12 UTC 2009

On Oct 17, 2009, at 9:29 PM, Alexander Krivenyshev wrote:

> Xinjiang Time is sort of unofficial time, which is the same time as  
> in nearby
> Kazakhstan (2 hours behind Bejing Time).

As far as I understand from Uyghur sources in Xinjiang it is actually  
an official time, but unfortunately I don't have any documentation for  
> Here I found some sites from Chinese web sites in Chinese, where
> mentioned “Xinjiang time” for some Television Stations, by  
> minorities in
> National Restaurant Table, local places to the west from Kashgar  
> (Kashi) ...

Official or not, though, if it is used in official publications and in  
TV programing it seems like it would be nice to be able to also set  
your computer to XJ time.

-Lude (Luther) Ma

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