The President’s Day: August 4, 1952

Monday. — (August 4, 1952) President Quirino’s lone caller was Congressman Ferdinand Marcos who wanted more funds with which to construct puericulture centers in Ilocos Norte. In the afternoon, President Quirino received members of the League of Provincial and City Treasurers and Assessors. He told them in his speech that politicians are to blame for […]


The President’s Day: August 2, 1952

Saturday. —  (August 2, 1952) After breakfasting in the Negara Palace, President Quirino gave a press conference attended by local press representatives and foreign correspondents. He indirectly hit President Sukarno’s neutrality policy, saying that such a policy is not in keeping with world trends. President Quirino pointed out that nations now maintain special inter-relations and […]