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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Is that so? Duterte, Alvarez shift from Con-Con to Con-Ass

President Duterte has mentioned time and again…

Is that so? Marcosian state secrecy in Duterte’s FOI executive order

President Rodrigo Duterte’s milestone executive…

Is that so? Duterte on a ‘not-so-all-out’ war against Abu Sayyaf

To President Rodrigo Duterte, they’re thugs to be…

Is that so? Bringing the death penalty back from the dead

Ten years since the Philippine legislature…

Is that so? Duterte unclear on BBL

In his first state of the nation address Monday,…

Is that so? Can we turn military camps into drug rehabilitation centers?

By sending drug dependents to military camps,…