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: Does Metro Manila have the ‘world’s largest homeless population’?

Militant group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: How much does President Duterte earn monthly?

President Rodrigo Duterte made a fuss about the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Are atheists not bound by family laws?

Defending House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez from…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Duterte’s oxygen concentrator

Photos of President Rodrigo Duterte showing a blue…

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…