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: Cayetano wrong to claim U.S. has military bases in PHL, Taiwan

The U.S. closed down its military bases in Clark…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website posts FAKE report rehashing outdated story on plunder case vs Aquino and allies

This false report rehashes an unproven allegation.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Majority of Filipinos NOT currently in favor of federalism

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Anti-Duterte Facebook page posts fake news comparing Boracay and Davao

The false report portrays the president’s hometown…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post MISLEADS by saying Robredo 'went wild' over 'loss' in vote recount

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Robredo DID NOT say she is willing to resign out of shame

This fake report trended on social media this…