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 SHEET: Duterte voiding Trillanes amnesty explained

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: MISLEADING post claims Poe called Duterte admin ‘palpak’

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marcos, not Cory, signed ‘endo’ law

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Church-run schools and hospitals WILL NOT be taxed under new tax reform bill

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post claiming Robredo's hometown 'filled with shabu' uses FAKE photos

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marcos admonishing Cory on Bataan nuclear power plant UNPROVEN

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