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Tricycle driver hangs self; leaves teenage son

The body of a tricycle driver who tried to kill himself last year was found by his son hanging from a beam in the ceiling of their house in Sta. Cruz, Manila, on Monday morning.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Guard swam for an hour, refused to be saved

From a boat, a salbabida (lifesaver) was tossed in his direction, but he pushed it away. This was how witnesses recalled their last encounter with Freddie Castor, a security guard from Makati City, who apparently committed suicide Friday night by jumping into the waters of Manila Bay and swimming for about hour until his fatigued body simply quit.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »


A 26-year-old man who was reportedly having problems finding a job tried to kill himself by jumping from the second level of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) station in Kamuning, Quezon City on Monday morning.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Helena Belmonte had ‘bipolar disorder’, says godmother

Filipino-American model Helena Belmonte with boyfriend Marcel Crespo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Model Helena Bautista, who committed suicide before dawn Thursday had bipolar disorder, her godmother said on television.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’

Filipino-American model Helena Belmonte with boyfriend Marcel Crespo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Police ruled out foul play in the death of Filipino-American model Helena Belmonte, who fell off from her 28th floor unit in a Pasig condominium.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Fil-Am model falls to her death


A 28-year-old woman fell to her death from her unit on the 28th floor of a condominium building on Thursday in Pasig City in what the police said was a case of suicide.

Posted: March 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’


Weeks before her apparent suicide, Filipino-American model Helena Belmonte posted on her twitter account that she wish to slash her wrist and hope to die.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Model dies after jumping off Pasig condominium

Filipino-American model Helena Belmonte with boyfriend Marcel Crespo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Helena Belmonte, a 28-year-old Filipino-American model, ‎died after allegedly jumping off the 28th floor of Renaissance Tower 1000 in Barangay (Village) Ugong around 1:30 a.m Thursday.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Scavenger found hanging from tree on Araneta Avenue

quezon city map

A 23-year-old scavenger, described by police as despondent after his son was taken away from him by his first wife, hanged himself with a nylon cord from a tree on the median strip of a normally busy throughfare in Quezon City early Wednesday.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Man bids partner goodbye, hangs self


A 27-year-old man said goodbye to his live-in partner before he ended his life by hanging himself from a wooden beam inside their house in Sta. Mesa, Manila, on Monday evening.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Pilot suicide a taboo topic in past crash probes

Two Malaysian children stand in front of messages board and well wishes to people involved with the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, Sunday, March 16, 2014 in Sepang, Malaysia. The Malaysian passenger jet missing for more than a week had its communications deliberately disabled and its last signal came about seven and a half hours after takeoff, meaning it could have ended up as far as Kazakhstan or deep in the southern Indian Ocean, Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday. AP

As police investigate the two pilots of a Malaysian passenger jet that disappeared more than a week ago, a possibility they must consider — however remote and improbable — is that one of them committed suicide — and mass murder in the process.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Trainee’s kin see foul play in his death in Laguna

The grieving family of a maritime police trainee, who died inside the training camp in Laguna province on Feb. 27, urged authorities to dig deeper into the case instead of dismissing it as suicide.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

UP reforms still ‘band-aid,’ says Kristel dad; march set

The Oblation: A symbol of UP’s aspirations for academic excellence and also a rallying point for student activism  MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

A year after University of the Philippines (UP) Manila freshman Kristel Tejada killed herself over her family’s inability to pay her tuition, her father called the reforms undertaken since then by the university as “band-aid solutions.”

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. UP back on top as ‘average’ student aces bar
  5. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  6. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  7. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  8. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  9. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  10. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’


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