Fact Check

VERA Files Fact Check tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. It also fights misinformation and disinformation spread on the internet. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). VERA Files is also part of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program.

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Queen Elizabeth DID NOT praise Duterte, lambast Filipinos in recent speech

The Queen's address was primarily one of gratitude…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video claiming Japan’s PM announced COVID-19 ‘medicine’ MISLEADING

The netizen inaccurately interprets a statement by…

WHO SAID WHAT?! Fact-checking quote cards on social media

Mahalagang marunong tayong mga social media users…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pacquiao is wrong; PH has been dealing with ‘coronavirus issue’ since January

Sen. Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao’s claim that the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Hontiveros quote card on removing police from streets the right response to COVID-19 FAKE

This post is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report MISLEADINGLY revives old survey about Duterte being ‘most loving, caring, decisive’ leader

The survey is nearly three years old.