Philippine Standard Time

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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines.wikipedia
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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines. The country only uses one time zone (UTC+08:00), and for a short period, it also used daylight saving time.

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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines. The country only uses one time zone (UTC+08:00), and for a short period, it also used daylight saving time. Geographically, the Philippines lies within 116°40′ and 126°34′ east of the Prime Meridian, and is physically located within the UTC+08:00 time zone.
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List of Philippine laws

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Philippine Standard Time was instituted through Batas Pambansa Blg.

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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines. The country only uses one time zone (UTC+08:00), and for a short period, it also used daylight saving time.

Daylight saving time in the Philippines

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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines. The country only uses one time zone (UTC+08:00), and for a short period, it also used daylight saving time.
* Time in the Philippines

International Date Line

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This meant that International Date Line moved from going west of the Philippines to go on the east side of the country.
From 1521 to 1844, the Philippines was one day behind its Asian neighbors (Saturday, 16 March 1521 was the first European visit, when Ferdinand Magellan claimed the area for Spain; colonization began on Friday, 27 April 1565).

Ferdinand Marcos

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, the Philippines does not observe daylight saving time, although it was enforced for short periods during the presidency of Manuel L. Quezon in 1936–1937, Ramon Magsaysay in 1954, Ferdinand Marcos in 1978, and Corazon Aquino in 1990.
At 15:00 PST (GMT+8) on February 25, 1986, Marcos talked to United States Senator Paul Laxalt, a close associate of the United States President, Ronald Reagan, asking for advice from the White House.

Davao Oriental

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Daylight saving time

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Philippine Standard Time (, abbreviated PST or PhST ), also known as Philippine Time (PHT), is the official name for the time in the Philippines. The country only uses one time zone (UTC+08:00), and for a short period, it also used daylight saving time.

Prime meridian

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Geographically, the Philippines lies within 116°40′ and 126°34′ east of the Prime Meridian, and is physically located within the UTC+08:00 time zone.

PAGASA

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Philippine Standard Time is maintained by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

China

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Hong Kong

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Malaysia

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Singapore

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Taiwan

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Western Australia

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Indonesia

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Macau

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Irkutsk

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Brunei

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The Philippines shares the same time zone with China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Western Australia, Central Indonesia, Macau, Irkutsk, and Brunei.

Metric system

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8 (that defined the metric system), approved on 2 December 1978 and implemented on 1 January 1983.