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: ‘Real Numbers PH’ update contradicts Duterte’s claim

Duterte said 1,000 policemen and soldiers died…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Nograles wrong on cash-based budget

Nograles, said the Philippines needs “practice”…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website recycles FALSE CLAIM on ‘new MRT trains’ under Duterte admin

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post twists COA findings on CHR

A website with a history of publishing false…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque flip-flops on ‘culture of impunity’

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque contradicted…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Rehashed report makes FALSE claims about rifles purchased during Aquino admin

The report contains fabricated information.