February 26, 1986

I met with Cesar Virata to agree on a smooth turnover of the Office of the Prime Minister. He agreed but asked for time to meet with Batasan MP's (KBL). My takeover was delayed because Virata said the Constitution requires that the Batasan must elect the PM. However with sympathetic KBL MP's (Yñiguez/Virata/JPE plus UNIDO..

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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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10th April 1945

Shigenori Togo was appointed minister for foreign and Greater East Asia affairs yesterday. Shigemitsu could not stay after the Soviet disaster. Togo, who has a German wife, was foreign minister under Tozyo when the war broke out. He left the Gaimusho in a huff when the Greater East Asia countries were taken out of his..

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