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: Duterte wrong in saying Mindanao not hit by storms

Two storms which made landfall in Mindanao are…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online posts claiming Hontiveros involved in PhilHealth bonuses mess FALSE

Several websites made wrong and unsubstantiated…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post claiming LP trying to delete Marcos video UNPROVEN

This story is unproven. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Websites publish OUTDATED, MISLEADING reports about FVR theory on Ninoy Aquino's death

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: In his own words: Duterte’s anti-corruption drive

How has Duterte’s anti-corruption narrative…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Andanar wrong on human rights

He falsely claimed mobile phones are 'a basic…