Asian time zones:

JST – Japan Standard Time

Current time in Tokyo

Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 3:08:02 PM JST

Tokyo is on JST all of year 2014

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC + 9 hours

JST is 9 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviation: JST

Full name is Japan Standard Time

Email time zone indicator: +0900

An email sent from someone in the JST time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0900" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0900" does not have to be in JST, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is JST observed?

JST is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in JST

Other time zones in Asia

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Time zones in other regions

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