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: The ‘Philippine International Development Agency’ is a scam

A fake government office called “Philippine…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Anti-death penalty advocate Sen. Gordon uses repealed death penalty law to warn ‘ninja cops’

Sen. Richard Gordon warned “ninja cops” -- police…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Imee Marcos’ bill NOT YET law

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming debtors of ‘sari-sari’ stores may face court cases MISLEADING

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: PET did NOT junk supposed dismissal of VP protest

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Fake ‘Pinoy Ako Blog’ FALSELY claims Robredo’s Australia trip gov’t funded

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