July 11, 1975

    Malacañang Manila July 11, 1975 Went to Sierra Lakes (Caliraya) yesterday for a day of skiing. Slashed my right thigh with the tow rope grip while turning left. The Dutch and Australian champions demonstrated the jump, tracking and slalom. Amazing, skiing on one foot (barefoot) and turning. The Jeddah meeting of the Islamic..

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July 20, 1973 Friday

12:00 PM July 20, 1973 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila There are still some hard-core oppositionists like Ex-Sen. Salonga and Chino Roces who are going to be a problem of the New Society. Today I decided to amend the charter of the Land Bank so as to allow alternative plans for the payment of land-arrears other..

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June 6th and 7th, 1973

12:00 PM After the dinner for Admiral and Mrs. Clarey and son Christopher at the State Dining Room. June 6, 1973 Wednesday June 7, 1973 Thursday Malacañan Palace Manila Wednesday I spent on the problem of negotiations with the Malaysians on the conflict in the South which involves Sabah. The morning I dedicated to reviewing..

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2nd May 1945

There was more than the usual touch of unreality to the business at the chancery when a telegram was received conveying greetings on the occasion of the Burmese new year from the Burmese foreign minister to the Republic’s. Recto is now detained by the U.S. Army while his Burmese colleague is, so far as it..

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6th February 1945

The evacuation program is still meeting with difficulties. The Mainichi reports today that some of the evacuees are even re­turning to the cities, either because they could not get along with their new neighbors in the countryside or because they could ' find no work. Calling for better planning on the part of the govern­ment..

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March 5, 1943

Shoreham. Quezon wired for me to come here for ten days or so to help him finish his book, which he is determined to do, because, no doubt, of Warner Bros' offer for the cinema rights. Congratulated him on his Opera House (New York) address last Saturday, which he said had brought him many compliments...

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December 15, 1942

On my own return from the two weeks session of the Institute of Pacific Relations at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, I reported to Quezon at the Shoreham. He was deeply interested. Said the terms of the proposed settlement by Holland of the Indonesian question didn't really matter--the Indonesians could get rid of the Dutch any time they..

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