CD Asia Online

Features of CD Asia Online

  • Complete databases of Philippine Laws and Jurisprudence updated as soon as the materials are released and processed
  • Powerful internal search engine with comprehensive filtering options
  • Template customized for searching through legal documents with query analyzer that checks for typographical errors in search parameters
  • Comprehensive filtering options for pinpoint research
  • Law and jurisprudence citators that enumerate the materials citing the document being viewed
  • Automatic cross-referencing of cited laws and jurisprudence, within and between databases
  • User-friendly interface
  • Facilitates
    • Sorting of search results by relevance, date, issuance number, ponente
    • Bookmarking and annotating of documents for future reference
    • Saving and organizing of favourite and useful search queries
    • Viewing of history of queries and document views
    • Navigational buttons for search terms.


What is CD Asia Online?

CD Asia Online is the latest innovation from CD Technologies Asia, Inc. It provides access to the complete databases of Philippine laws and jurisprudence comprising over 70,000 documents, through the most advanced search engine for legal databases in the country today. All materials in CD Asia Online are gathered only from official sources and include the complete text, footnotes and images.

What information is available?

Philippine Laws
A complete compilation of Philippine constitutions, legislative enactments, executive and administrative issuances, as well as issuances of the judiciary relating to practice and procedure, from 1900 to the present

Philippine Jurisprudence
A collection of all the decisions of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1901 to the present. Included are footnotes, concurring and dissenting opinions and available case syllabi and synopses.

How to subscribe?

You can subscribe to Laws, Jurisprudence or Combined Laws and Jurisprudence. Available subscriptions to CD Asia Online are monthly, 6 months or annual. Visit the CD Asia Store to subscribe. Discounts are offered for 6-month (5%) and annual subscriptions (10%).



CD Asia Online is available under the following subscription packages:

Subscription/Product Laws Jurisprudence Combined Laws & Jurisprudence
Monthly 1,050.00 1,400.00 2,450.00
6 months (5% disc) 5,985.00 7,980.00 13,965.00
Annual (10% disc) 11,340.00 15,120.00 26,460.00


You can subscribe to Laws, Jurisprudence or Combined Laws and Jurisprudence. Available subscriptions to CD Asia Online are monthly, 6 months or annual.

Visit the CD Asia Store to subscribe.

You may also get in touch with any of our offices and we will gladly help you with your subscription inquiries.

Please take time to read our User Agreement. Thank you.


Payment Terms

CD Asia Store charges in Philippine Peso. The dollar equivalent posted is an approximate conversion based on the latest available USD-PHP exchange rate. If your credit card is locally issued, you will be billed in PESO. If you are living outside the Philippines owning a foreign issued credit card, your credit card will bill you in your credit card’s preferred currency. Your actual charge will be determined by the exchange rate used by your credit card company. The buyer or you will have to settle any outstanding amount with the concerning bank according to the policies, terms and conditions of the bank who has the said jurisdiction governing the legal use of that credit card owned by you, the buyer or cardholder.

Please take time to read our User Agreement. Thank you.


Frequently Asked Questions


CD Asia Online has the complete database of Philippine Laws and Jurisprudence, gathered from official sources for the past fifteen (15) years by CD Technologies Asia, Inc. the same company that set the standard in Philippine electronic legal research, through publications on CD-ROM and DVD-ROM such as The Law Library, the Philippine Legal Encyclopaedia Series, and Legal Knowledge Series.

The documents on CD Asia Online are classified and sorted by a unique online search engine that makes efficient use of the researcher’s time and facilitates more accurate search results. A comparison of online legal databases in the Philippines shows that in terms of usability, accuracy, versatility, and efficiency, CD Asia Online is the most superior application available today, and provides its users great value for their money.

It’s other features include:

  1. user-friendly interface;
  2. precise formatting of text, including footnotes, tables, and images;
  3. real-time updating, making the latest laws and jurisprudence immediately accessible to subscribers;
  4. automatic cross-referencing and linking between documents;
  5. grouping and sorting of search results by relevance, date, issuance number, G.R. number, ponente, and year;
  6. exact phrase, wildcard, boolean, proximity, and fuzzy searching capabilities;
  7. term boosting;
  8. searching by title, date, reference number, syllabus, or ponente;
  9. showing of paged results, with search excerpts;
  10. ranking of search results
  11. section classification (for Laws);
  12. bookmarking;
  13. saving of queries;
  14. shorthand recognition;
  15. full-page view;
  16. document highlighting;
  17. section jump links;
  18. automatic citations look-up;
  19. show a history of your recent queries and document views; and
  20. built-in query analyzer that checks for typographical errors in your queries.

CD Asia Online perfectly complements our Laws and Jurisprudence titles on CD-ROM because updates are more immediately uploaded online, and subscribers will be able to access the same, even before the arrival of their quarterly bulletins on CD-ROM.

Our CD-ROM publications use FOLIO software, while CD Asia Online uses a new, internally developed software, so there are some differences in the search functions. Both versions, however, feature the highest standards in legal research CD Asia has been known for in the last 15 years.

We will email you a username and password within 24 hours from the time your payment is confirmed.

You can e-mail technical support at or fill out the technical inquiry form at the contact page to request for a username and password reset.

Please check how you typed your username and password. Passwords are case sensitive.

Each account can be accessed by one user at a time only. If you want to access CD Asia Online on another PC, you must first sign out of your session. If you forget to click on the log out button, or are inactive for ten minutes, the system will automatically log you out. When this happens, please log in again.

  1. Email us at or fill out the technical inquiry form at the contact page. We will respond to your queries as soon as possible.
  2. If the question is urgent and you prefer to talk to our staff, you may call us at (02) 634-3792 during office hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.), Monday to Friday only.

CD Asia Online is optimized to work best in Firefox (recommended), Internet Explorer versions 7 and 8, Safari and Opera. Always update your browser/s to the latest versions to ensure maximum compatibility. All the above-named browsers can be downloaded for free on the internet.

Our servers operate at optimum speeds. If your access is slow, try to browse other sites to see if the problem is with your internet connection.


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System Requirements

Single Installation

Processor: Pentium 4 or higher

Operating System (OS): Windows 98, ME, XP, 2000, Vista, 7, (32 bit, 64 bit); MAC OS 9 and 10
(Requires Windows Emulation Software for MAC OS 10)

Minimum Memory Requirement: At least 128 MB RAM for Windows

Free HDD Space: 100MB

Others: DVD Drive

Network Installation

Processor: Pentium IV 1.7 GHz or Higher

Network OS: Windows Server 2003 (32 bit only)
Windows XP (Professional Edition)
‐ 10 Simultaneous User (Max.)
Windows NT 2000
Windows NT 4

Memory: 512 MB RAM

Free Hard Disk Space: 10GB

Others: DVD Drive