On 7/19/06, Harold Hausman <hhausman / gmail.com> wrote:
> irb(main):004:0> Time.parse "Wed Jul 19 19:47:57 Malay Peninsula
> Standard Time 2012"
> => Wed Jul 19 19:47:57 Malay Peninsula Standard Time 2006

irb(main):006:0> Time.parse("Wed Jul 19 19:47:57 Homer Simpson 2007")
=> Wed Jul 19 19:47:57 SGT 2006
irb(main):018:0> Time.parse("Wed Jul 19 19:47:57 SGT 2007")
=> Thu Jul 19 19:47:57 SGT 2007

So it's to do with the fact that you've got spaces in your timezone.
In any case, who the heck uses "Malay Peninsula Standard Time" anyway?
I'm pretty sure the locals don't.