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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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Aquino, allies DID NOT transfer Marcos gold to foreign company

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte wrong in saying PH did not get anything from UN

President Rodrigo Duterte claims the Philippines…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Aquino DID NOT twit Duterte over killing of terrorists

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte flip-flops on declaring ‘revolutionary government’

Duterte now threatens to declare a revolutionary…

THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: CBCP DID NOT condemn killings of Maute, Hapilon

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Poe rethinks right of reply stand

In several interviews in 2013, Poe said the right…