Order No. 8

ADOPTING THE CENTRAL STANDARD TIME
OF JAPAN AS STANDARD TIME OF
THE PHILIPPINES

February 10, 1942

Hon. JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission
Manila

SIR:

I wish to advise you that beginning midnight of February 11, 1942, I have adopted the Central Standard Time of Japan (Longitude East 135°, the Meridian Standard Time) as standard time of the Philippines and that this instruction be announced to the public officially by an executive order.

Respectfully,

COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE
IMPERIAL JAPANESE FORCES IN THE
PHILIPPINES

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library