Jakarta is Indonesia West Time Not Central Time

Robert Elz kre at munnari.OZ.AU
Wed May 13 15:31:58 UTC 2009

    Date:        Tue, 12 May 2009 15:04:44 -0400
    From:        "Olson, Arthur David (NIH/NCI) [E]" <olsona at dc37a.nci.nih.gov>
    Message-ID:  <B410D30A78C6404C9DABEA31B54A2813029A0638 at nihcesmlbx10.nih.gov>

  | The "asia" file has three Indonesian time zones with 7-, 8-, and 9-hour
  | differences from UCT.
  | Jakarta is in the westernmost of the three, 7 hours different from UCT.

For what it is worth (which is not much) the local (S-E Asia) satellite TV
channels use WIT when they're referring to UTC +07:00 (Jakarta, etc).

Most use Hong Kong or Singapore as their primary reference time for
programme information (they're the same, so it makes no difference
which they've picked) but sometimes also give broadcast times for
India and WIT/Thailand as well, just in case people can't subtract...


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