June 5, 1973 Tuesday

  [illegible] PM June 5, 1973 Tuesday Malacañan Palace Manila Imelda and I, after we received the Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents, talked to Father Horacio de la Costa, the Jesuit historian, to participate in a commission to write the history of the Philippines. He saw the Presidential library and the Maharlika which we..

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Wednesday, November 29, 1972

Headline at the Express: "Delegates Approve Final Charter Draft. Signing Tomorrow." The paper repeated its report yesterday that the delegates approved the charter draft without any dissenting vote. But this was a patent lie. How could such a deliberate misleading of the people be done by the Express? The Bulletin Today headlined "New Charter Draft..

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Monday, November 27, 1972

The headline of the Daily Express today was "Second Reading Vote Today on Draft of Proposed Constitution." The subheading is "Charter Reflect Spirit of New Society." I had a brief chat with Johnny Remulla and Jun Davide. "There is no more oppposition in Cavite," Johnny declared triumphantly. "Governor Bocalan is in the stockade while Senator..

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Tuesday, November 14, 1972

The Daily Express reported this morning that a move to change the name of the Philippines to the "Republic of Maharlika" is snowballing among the 166-man body of the Special Committee of the Constitutional Convention. Of course, it is not true that it is snowballing; most delegates have never heard of this move. Nevertheless, I..

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Friday, October 27, 1972

Oka Leviste and I met at the Sulo. Tony Velasco came late, as did Inggo Guevarra's representative. Aying Yñiguez also dropped by. We met to consolidate the provisions on trade, tariff and commerce and on foreign loans and investments. I then reorganized and integrated the whole article on the national economy, dividing it into five..

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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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