Fact Check

VERA Files Fact Check tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. It also fights misinformation and disinformation spread on the internet. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). VERA Files is also part of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking program.

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: By the numbers: Candidates for national posts

Here are some fast facts on senatorial and…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senatorial candidate Charlie Gaddi cites wrong figures on OFWs, mining

He grossly underestimated the number of OFWs.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Post on ‘silly' quotes by Bam and PNoy MISLEADS

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Facebook post rehashes FAKE Hontiveros quote

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Sara Duterte wrongly claims honesty, good moral character not required of senators

Qualifications to be a candidate for Senator are…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Chel Diokno daughter NOT angered by pa’s death penalty stand

This story is fake. Don't believe it.