May 25, 1973 Friday

  12:45 PM May 25, 1973 Friday Malacañan Palace Manila  Manila traffic problem -- the banning of the jeepneys from the main thoroughfares. Ordered the number of jeepneys in Greater Manila reduced from 23,000 to 10,000 several thousand to be permitted on the main thoroughfares. Buses for [illegible] Engineering facilities improved including knocking down the..

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October 16, 1972

1:00 AM Oct. 17th Oct. 16, 1972 Monday Malacañan Palace Manila Worked on the establishment of new settlements for the squatters who will be displaced upon the destruction of their houses. And the proclamation transferring ownership of the rice and corn lands to the tenants paying 25% of the average yield for 15 years --this..

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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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February 11, 1970, Wednesday

PAGE 77 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 11, 1970 Wednesday 1:00 AM Comparative quiet. The radicals have called off their rally in Plaza Miranda and will probably hold rallies in the campuses. Met with the UP moderates headed by Gordon and Ortega. They are planning to put up their newspaper. Commander..

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February 9, 1970, Monday

PAGE 73 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang February 9, 1970 Monday 9:40 PM I write this as I wait for a visitor who will inform us of all the conspiracy going on behind the Liberal Party. Osmeña has just delivered a privilege speech in the Senate denying his connection with the demonstrators..

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January 29, 1970

PAGE 58 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang January 29, 1970 Thursday The UP faculty had a demonstration this afternoon. They walked from Agrifina Circle to Malacañang, handed me a manifesto blaming the administration for “the pattern of repression.” No mention at all about who started the stoning nor the danger to the..

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January 28, 1970

PAGE 55 Office of the President of the Philippines Malacañang January 28, 1970 Wednesday 11:50 PM The pattern of subversion is slowly emerging. The danger is now apparent to me but not to most people. The conspiracy to grab power and assassinate me and about a hundred officers. The terrorism in Central Luzon with the..

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