October 27, 1972

11:10 PM Oct. 27, 1972 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila Signed the new tariff code and other decrees. Ordered the arrest of notorious smugglers specially embroidery firms who have flaunted the law so long ostensibly importing raw materials for embroideries, foundation garments, children's dresses, gloves etc. but actually selling some if not most of the raw..

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October 24, 1972

1. 11:40 PM Oct. 24, 1972 Tuesday Malacañan Palace Manila There is still sporadic firing in Marawi but the two additional companies including our PSC Special Forces company formerly assigned to Salvador and Malabang, Lanao del Norte are there. Even the two APC's in the last two towns have been ordered moved to Lanao del..

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October 14, 1972

1 11:20 PM Oct. 14, 1972 Saturday Malacañan Palace Manila I have finally decided that in the Land Reform Program we should keep the government out of the transaction for the transfer of ownership of the land to the tenant. It would be a direct transaction between landowner and tenant choosing one of two schemes:..

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Sept. 29, 1972, Friday

(1) 12:25 PM Sept. 29, 1972 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila Sec. Vicente Abad Santos on the removal of judges: He is against the outright dismissal of civil service employees. But I have decided to amend the civil service rules so as to add two new categories of punishment without going through a final hearing in..

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Sept. 28, 1972, Thursday

  (1) 12:55 PM Sept. 28, 1972 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila The legitimate use of force on chosen targets is the incontestable secret of the reform movement. Restrained force will bring about the New Society. And the Reformation is coming about without any obstacle. Gerry Roxas wanted to be invited to meet with me. But..

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August 29, 1970

1. MALACAÑAN PALACE Manila August 29, 1970 Saturday 7:00 PM The Daily Mirror (most of the wise coffee-shop habitues call it the Daily Error) headlines that Sen. Lagumbay is being punished by me for refusing to sponsor tax measures – which is completely false as the truth is this is a Senate matter triggered by..

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