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: He came from Vietnam, not Laos

The president is confused.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Is the EDCA invalid because it wasn’t signed by Aquino?

President Rodrigo Duterte questioned the validity…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: The ‘foolproof’ narco-list

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he would…

Was the UN probe on Duterte and the Davao Death Squad a flop?

President Rodrigo Duterte is no fan of the United…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Who defends erring policemen?

President Rodrigo Duterte in August said the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Shabu use not limited to poor -- DDB survey

A nationwide survey released recently by the…