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: Netizens MISLEAD with 4-year-old report on alleged Yolanda fund ‘corruption’

The report is over four years old.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizen reshares old report on OFW execution

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB page ALTERS Manila Bulletin infographic, props up Bongbong

This story is false. Don't believe it.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Three-year-old Duterte pic pledging support for Bongbong FAKE

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website MISLEADS with inaccurate story on allowance for housewives

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming PNR Bicol Express has reopened MISLEADING

No announcements have been made on the opening of…