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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: Panelo contradicts Duterte on military ‘takeover’ of customs

The president explicitly said customs officials…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte FALSELY CLAIMS the EU created the ICC

President Rodrigo Duterte wrongly claimed at least…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Robredo and Roxas have left LP NOT TRUE

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Ex-CFO chief MISLEADS with wrong figures on Marawi rehab aid

Imelda Nicolas posted wrong amounts of foreign aid…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming 'over 10,000 Chinese military' are in Manila FALSE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Imelda Marcos world's richest female billionaire UNTRUE

No, Imelda Marcos is not the richest woman in the…