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 repeats false claim on refusing awards, says honorary degree from a Moscow university an ‘exception’

President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his earlier…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: There is NO law punishing parents who fail to provide child support

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website FALSELY recycles satire on Robredo’s ‘P278M LA trip’ as news

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: The new way of measuring poverty in PH explained

In a speech before the 74th session of the United…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Buhay party-list Rep. Atienza privilege speech laced with false claims on anti-tetanus vaccine

Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza resurrected an…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website posts FALSE CONTEXT of corruption claim on PNoy

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