JANUARY 5

| January 5, 2021

1950
President Elpidio Quirino writes to Rep. Miguel Cuenco justifying the government’s investment in De la Rama Steamship Co.’s acquisition of three vessels as proper and in conformity with the government’s program to encourage overseas shipping by the Philippine merchant marine. The De la Rama deal is a major issue in the Osmeña-Cuenco political feud. (Sergio Osmeña, Jr., is president of De la Rama Steamship Co.)

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