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GMT+8 Offset: Countries and Regions

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 8 hours

Military Time Zone name for +8 offset is: H - Hotel

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Nowadays, Greenwich Mean Time, abbreviated as GMT, is a time zone designation rather than a time standard. Time difference between time zones can be expressed by the GMT or UTC offset. In the UTC standard, there is a commitment to keep within 0.9 seconds of GMT, so that every few years a leap second is applied to UTC. In the age of the internet, these small clock calibrations are conveniently destributed via NTP.

UTC/GMT+8 is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Some countries with this offset celebrate the New Year according to the lunar calendar.

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The following countries or regions use the offset +8 either in Standard time or Daylight Saving Time as indicated.

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Bali (Indonesia Central Time - ICST/WITA) Brunei Darussalam China (CST) Hong Kong Malaysia (MYT) Mongolia (except far-western provinces) Philippines (PST) Russia time zone 7 - Irkutsk region (IRKT) Singapore (SGT) Taiwan Western Australia (AWST)

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