January 7, 1970
Have just decided to appoint Greg Licaros as Central Bank governor. When I told Danding Romualdez and Bobby Benedicto of this, Danding suggested I appoint Deputy Gov. Briñas as Acting Governor instead. Danding seems to want to be governor.
First cabinet meeting this morning.
Fiscal policy committee meeting.
Gift from the Belgian ambassador and [his] lady.
Am reviewing our policy on counter-insurgency. Tomorrow I meet the military.
I must activate the Edcor and resettlement farms and the Psywar as well as the military legal and MIS concepts.