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’s recollection of own SONA inaccurate

President Rodrigo Duterte claims he never talked…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Kris Aquino DID NOT wear Marcos jewelry to Hollywood film premiere

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: De Lima DID NOT apply as ICC counsel

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: 'Death' of prosecutor in viral ‘5-minutes' video a HOAX

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Reports about 'child-beating' woman shot dead FAKE NEWS

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Customs chief 'dismissal' over missed P6.8B illegal drug shipment FAKE NEWS

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