Maegan apologizes to father, Freddie Aguilar

 Maegan Aguilar has finally apologized to her father, OPM icon Freddie Aguilar, after she accused the “Anak” singer a year ago of neglecting her and her children. In May 2014, the 36-year-old Maegan alleged that Freddie’s relationship with now-wife Jovie Albao, 18, has turned him...

Aquino seeks ‘understanding’ but no apology for Mamasapano

MANILA (Mabuhay) – In what he said would be the last time he speaks on the issue, President Benigno Aquino III on Thursday again accepted responsibility for the disastrous January 25 Mamasapano incident and “humbly” asked for “understanding,” but offered no apology. “I say again,...

Aquino skirting liability by refusing to apologize over Mamasapano – Miriam

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III is refusing to apologize over the January 25 Mamasapano incident to avoid civil or criminal liability arising from a confession, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago said Wednesday. At a press conference, Santiago said Aquino was aware...

Apology not a bad idea, says ex-DOH Sec. on AFP, DOH execs’ visit to peacekeepers without protective gear

MANILA, Nov 18 (Mabuhay) — It is “not a bad idea” for Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief of staff Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. and Acting Health Secretary Janette Garin to issue an apology for not wearing protective gear during their visit to...

Japan starts ‘review’ of wartime sex slave apology

TOKYO (AFP) – Japan said Wednesday it has begun a controversial review of its landmark 1993 apology over wartime sex slavery, a historical legacy that still stokes regional resentment, while stressing that it had no plans to revise the statement. The landmark apology, known as...

Anne Curtis recalls John Lloyd incident

MANILA, Apr 23 (Mabuhay) -– Actress-host Anne Curtis admitted that she thought her career was over when she made headlines late last year for supposedly slapping fellow Kapamilya talent John Lloyd Cruz at a high-end club. In a magazine interview, the “Dyesebel” actress confessed...

Palace: PHL keeping lines open with HK on visa row

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – The Philippines will maintain open lines of communication with Hong Kong in the wake of visa requirements the Hong Kong government imposed on holders of red and blue (official) Philippine passports, Malacañang said Saturday. Deputy presidential spokesperson...

Hong Kong hostage relatives sue PH

HONG KONG  (Mabuhay) — Hong Kong survivors of a Manila hostage crisis and families of those killed sued the Philippine government Thursday to demand an apology and compensation, a day before the tragedy’s third anniversary. The group took the case to a local court...

PCG assures NBI of full cooperation in probe of shooting of Taiwanese fisherman

MANILA, May 16 (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Coast Guard on Thursday assured the National Bureau of Investigation of its full cooperation in the probe into last week’s shooting off disputed waters that killed a Taiwanese fisherman. However, Coast Guard spokesman Lt....