Fact Check

VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, a global alliance of fact-checkers committed to advance accountability journalism. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Calida falsely claims Duterte immunity exempts him from ICC probe, accuses CHR of bragging about probing the president

Duterte’s immunity from suit during his tenure…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Kuwait DID NOT give ‘all-out support’ to abused OFWs on Duterte’s orders

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Ex-health chief Garin DID NOT turn against Aquino

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Timeline of the controversy on Duterte’s wealth

In the latest of a saga that dates back to the…

BUHAY KA PA BA? Portrait of a president as a source of disinformation

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Youth solon DID NOT call for Duterte’s ouster amid threats vs. UP students

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