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 refer to as the Big …

September 17, 1972, Sunday

  (1) 10:00 p.m. Sept. 17, 1972 Sunday At the “Big Antique”  Malacañan Palace or “Ang Maharlika” Manila We escaped the loneliness of the palace for this old Antillan house now known as Ang Maharlika, the State Guest House several blocks from the palace. It has been restored beautifully by Imelda and is a symbol of Philippine culture in the …

September 1, 1972, Friday

(1) 7:40 PM Malacañan Palace Manila Sept. 1, 1972 Friday Awarded the Order of Sikatuna, Rank of Datu to the Indonesian Minister of State for Defense and Security Vice/Asst. Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Indonesia — Gen. Maraden Panggabean. He looks like a capable soldier and helped us well as cooperated with him in various battles specially …