By Rodel Rodis
Pepsi Paloma, a Filipino American who was born Delia Duenas Smith, starred in her first movie, Brown Emmanuelle, when she was only 14. While promoting the movie several months later, she was gang raped by three well-known Philippine TV personalities. Three years later, after starring in 9 movies when she was still only 17, she committed suicide. Or did she?
By Orlando B. Dinoy
Police authorities said they have decided to investigate further the death of an Austrian national to determine if it was indeed suicide as it appeared to be.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Faced with the prospect of going bankrupt a fourth time, a Korean businessman killed himself on Monday by stabbing himself and slashing his throat in the toilet of his office in Quezon City.
By Katherine Kam
Moving away from home and going to college can be stressful for anyone, but Asian-American students often face culturally related factors—model minority expectations and family pressures, among them—that can affect their mental well-being.
By Christine O. Avendaño
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was conducting its own probe into the alleged sexual exploitation of Filipino women in the Middle East by Philippine officials, including one reportedly involving a Filipino woman who committed suicide.
By Gabriel Cardinoza
A Vietnamese tourist on Saturday slashed his abdomen and died in a hospital here after a fellow Vietnamese refused to lend him money for his fare back to Vietnam.
By Franklin A. Caliguid
The grieving family of a Filipino worker who died in Bahrain has complained about the continued inaction of Philippine Embassy officials on its request for an investigation into her mysterious death.
By Leila B. Salaverria
A reinvestigation on the death of overseas Filipino worker Alona Bagayan must be conducted, after autopsy reports cast doubt on official findings from Dubai that she had committed suicide there by jumping from the fifth floor of a building, Akbayan partylist Rep. Walden Bello said on Tuesday.
A top executive of an Australian water technology company here was found dead in his house in this free port on Monday, police said.
By Carla Gomez
A Belgian in Bacolod City as a foreign exchange student allegedly jumped to his death from a building at the La Consolacion College main campus at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said.