November 6, 1972

11:20 PM Nov. 6, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila I woke up at 7:14 AM, earlier than I expected as I was not asleep at 1:00 AM. Wrote down my orders for the day to Dr. de Vega and Jake, Sec. Melchor and others. Went through my papers. But checked on the pending projects especially..

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October 21, 1972

  1. 12:35 PM Oct. 21, 1972 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila Just arrived from the informal dinner given by Pres. and Mrs. Watanabe of the Asian Development Bank. Only Sec. & Mrs. Alex Melchor, Sec and Mrs. Cesar Virata and ADB Vice Pres. Krisna Moortli were present. Pres. Watanabe is retiring Dec. 25th. It was..

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October 20, 1972

12:20 PM Oct. 20, 1972 Malacañan Palace Manila Imelda started playing badminton today at 5:30 PM while we were playing golf. With her at the tennis court which we walled with lawaint and canvas to serve as windbreak were Lulu Tinio, Meldy Cojuangco and Helen Cu Unjieng. She played for almost three hours. Met the..

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October 12, 1972

1 9:40 PM Oct. 12, 1972 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila Met with about 2,000 Land Reform or Dept Agrarian Reform Field Technicians. I have diected the DAR to generate 3,000 Field Technicians and the ARC and BPI to generate 6,000 Field Technicians so that there would be 9,000 technicians for the 715,000 tenants to be..

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October 6, 1972

11:30 PM Oct. 6, 1972 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila Worked on the outline of the whole program of reform: 1. Peace and Order Criminality Guns Gangster Private Armies Judiciary 2. Investment, Production, Prices Incentives Taxes Service Contract 3. Land Reform Cooperatives Financial Support 4. Government Reorganization Graft and Corruption Inefficiency   2 Malacañan Palace Manila..

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September 20, 1972

    (1) 1040 PM Sept, 20, 1972 Malacañan Palace Manila The two Americans paid to assassinate me were supposed to do the job this morning but when they tried out the guns (even the .22 caliber) they were too loud.  This was explained by our penetration man, Talastas. They have prepared a Comby wagon, put..

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February 8, 1970, Sunday

PAGE 72 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 8, 1970 Sunday 11:15 PM I have sworn in the new cabinet members during my speech before the Constitutional Convention members during the cocktail for them at 5:00 PM at the reception hall except for the new Executive Secretary, Alex Melchor whom I swore..

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