Laurel in Japan declared the Republic terminated on August 17, 1945. This is the date of surrender of Japan. This is the end of what in our history will pass as the Second Republic.
Antonio de las Alas
(October 14, 1898 — October 5, 1983).Secretary of Finance and Secretary of Public Works and Communications, Quezon administration, 1935-1938; Commissioner of Finance, Philippine Executive Commission, 1941-43; Minister of Finance, Laurel administration, 1943-45.All Posts