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 CHECK: Story claiming Forbes said Duterte provided PH 'a feeling of safety' MISLEADING

A report by website astignapinoy.net on Nov. 27…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post on PH-China 60-40 profit split on joint oil exploration MISLEADING

An online post claiming that the Philippines and…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post claiming MRT-7 project is 'Duterte-brand' MISLEADING

An online post by a Facebook page currently…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming online poll reveals 80% of Pinoys see Magdalo group as terrorists MISLEADING

A story published on Nov. 20 by website…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Bato Dela Rosa makes two UNSUPPORTED claims on Duterte wealth, 2016 voters

He said the president 'doesn’t have money.'

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Duterte ordered Hontiveros' arrest over PhilHealth mess FAKE NEWS

Several social media pages shared on Facebook last…