“Till Death Us Do Part” – The current uncertain state of the 2018 Philippine Divorce Law: (Part 4 and last of a 4-part series)

“Till Death Us Do Part” – The current uncertain state of the 2018 Philippine Divorce Law: (Part 4 and last of a 4-part series)
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Almost five months after it was overwhelmingly approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading on March 19,2018 House Bill 7303, "An Act Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines" languishes on the Senate floor, its passage into law uncertain.

Alberta becomes first Canadian province to designate June as Philippine Heritage Month

Alberta becomes first Canadian province to designate June as Philippine Heritage Month
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Aside from annual celebrations of June 12 as Philippine Independence Day, Canadian Filipinos in the province of Alberta have much to celebrate this month.

On June 1, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Lieutenant Governor Lois Mitchell signed a provincial proclamation designating June every year as Philippine Heritage Month, making it the first Canadian province to do so.

“Till Death Us Do Part”– What God has joined together let no man put asunder: The marriage vow is forever, for better, for worse (Third of a 4-part Series)

“Till Death Us Do Part”– What God has joined together let no man put asunder:  The marriage vow is forever, for better, for worse (Third of a 4-part Series)
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Last March 19, 2018, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill 7303 “An Act Instituting Absolute Divorce and Dissolution of Marriage in the Philippines" voting 134 for and 57 against with two abstaining. Although its passage of the bill at the lower house of congress was relatively trouble free, its ultimately becoming a law is problematic and uncertain. This is because there are still so many obstacles from formidable forces to overcome.