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: Is Davao City ‘relatively safe’?

President Rodrigo Duterte said Davao City is…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Is Davao City’s economic growth unprecedented in the country’s history?

Is the president correct in saying that Davao…

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Are there EU countries with death penalty?

The president says there are EU countries with…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte changes stand on same-sex marriage

​President Rodrigo Duterte earlier this month said…

Alternative facts: Is that so? A forum for the International Fact-checking Day

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