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Supreme Court tackles inheritance rights of illegitimate children

Aug 12, 2019 - 1:20 PM

(UPDATED) The High Court is set to discuss Article 992 of the Civil Code which says an illegitimate child has no right to inherit from the legitimate relatives of his father or mother

China may scrap two-child limit – report

Aug 27, 2018 - 11:27 PM

The report did not indicate whether the new policy would raise the limit or allow an unlimited number of children

CHILDREN IN CHINA. A new baby is laying on a bed in a hosiptal in Huaibei, Anhui province, China on 12th November 2013.

Your guide to the Supreme Court oral arguments on same-sex marriage

Jun 17, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The Falcis petition seeks to declare as unconstitutional the provisions in the Family Code that limit a marriage to a man and woman only, supposedly because they violate the constitutional right to equal protection of laws

HISTORIC. Intervenors Ceejay Agbayani and Marlon Felipe, and petitioner lawyer Jesus Falcis III (L-R) get the Supreme Court to tackle in oral arguments same-sex marriage in the Philippines.

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Feb 15, 2018 - 12:13 PM

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Taiwan top court rules in favor of gay marriage

May 24, 2017 - 5:15 PM

Taiwan s constitutional court gives the government two years to implement the ruling

A LANDMARK DECISION. Same-sex activists hug outside the parliament in Taipei on May 24, 2017 as they celebrate the landmark decision paving the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalise gay marriage. Photo by Sam Yeh/AFP

SC asked: Allow same-sex marriage in PH

May 25, 2015 - 7:15 PM

The 31 page petition highlights the need for a more LGBT inclusive society and is the first known and reported legal action of its kind before the Philippine High Court

Legal showdown between Iggy's wives begins

Feb 18, 2012 - 3:11 PM

Their lawyers arguments could prove instructive for Filipinos entangled in similar cases

LEGAL SHOWDOWN. Lawyers of opposing camps cite the Civil Code in defending their clients’ rights over the late Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo’s remains. Screen grabs courtesy of TV Patrol