Philippines laws dating age
— Any person who, by means of violence, shall seize anything belonging to his debtor for the purpose of applying the same to the payment of the debt, shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor in its minimum period and a fine equivalent to the value of the thing, but in no case less than 75 pesos.Any other coercions or unjust vexations shall be punished by arresto menor or a fine ranging from 5 pesos to 200 pesos, or both.” I have never heard of this one being used against anyone but it could cause a pretty big headache if someone was so inclined to go this route.
I have personally never been asked these types of questions when going through immigration but it is the law and I suppose it could be used against you if you had a bad attitude coming through the gates.
The Muslim minority (and other ethnic cultural communities) are allowed to enter into marriages without an official license, provided they are solemnized in accordance with their customs, rites or practices.
The minimum age of marriage for certain religious and ethnic communities may contribute to situations of early and forced marriages in country.
As an expat, complaining about them publicly won’t get you anywhere but in trouble.
The only thing you can do is be aware of them and adapt to them.
The country is predominantly Roman Catholic, and is the only nation in the world that does not allow divorce.