[tz] Add new timezone for Hanoi Capital, Vietnam

KP khaiphan9x at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 04:22:44 UTC 2019

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are two separate big economic regions of
Vietnam, just like Nick Phake said, creating two separate time zone names
for the two regions is reasonable. You have also said that using Shanghai's
time zone represents China, but then still creates timezones for Beijing.

Vào 1:02, Th 2, 18 thg 2, 2019 KP <khaiphan9x at gmail.com đã viết:

> These are the reasons that I think are reasonable
> - After merging with Ha Tay, Hanoi (capital) is the largest province in
> Vietnam
> - +7:00 (North Vietnam and All Vietnam since 1975) timezone has been the
> longest unified timezone ever, compared to Asia/Saigon, Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh
> (modified many times)
> I would like to suggest adding a timezone for Hanoi or changing the name
> from Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh to Asia/Hanoi as the official timezone for Vietnam.
> Having the same article should be considered
> https://tz.iana.narkive.com/foJrvdQn/tz-patch-tzdata-asia-ha-noi-add-new-timezone
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