THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Xi DID NOT say it will defend Duterte from UN and ICC

This fake report trended on social media this week. Don’t believe it.

Using various online tools, VERA Files tracks FAKE NEWS that have trended online this week. We read fake news, so you don’t have to.

Sources:

Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia annual conference

Transcript: President Xi Jinping addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan

China backs Philippines' withdrawal from ICC

China backs PH pull out from ICC, urges nations to support ‘war on drugs’

China supports PH withdrawal from ICC

(Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Find out more about this initiative.)

FOR FURTHER READING

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Duterte NOT after P8.4B Aquino allegedly stole in right-of-way scam

​This fake report trended on social media this week. Don’t believe it.

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Story on Catholic group criticizing Fr. Robert Reyes MISLEADING

​This fake report trended on social media this week. Don’t believe it.

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: NO, the whole world is NOT talking about Duterte’s compassion for overseas Filipino workers

This fake report trended on social media this week. Don’t believe it.

About Vera Files

Founded in March 2008, VERA Files is published by veteran Filipino journalists taking a deeper look into current Philippine issues. Vera is Latin for “true.”

Contact Us

Email us at [email protected]