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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 Duterte’s popularity rising?

Chief presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo…

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte orders anti-money laundering council to do his job

Can the president “order” the AMLC to release…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Multimillionaire Duterte says ‘I am not a millionaire’

President Rodrigo Duterte said “Ako hindi ako…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Can the SolGen tell the courts that Napoles is not guilty?

What are the powers and functions of the Office of…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte flip-flops on family’s wealth

President Rodrigo Duterte is now tweaking his…