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: Duterte, Calida give conflicting versions of West Philippine Sea arbitral tribunal ruling

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pro-Duterte blogger's claim about China nuclear history inaccurate

China started exploring but did not own nuclear…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Robredo camp wants Iloilo City, NOT province, out of vote recount

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: De Lima WILL NOT be transferred to Bilibid

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Sereno DID NOT 'lose it' and curse at Duterte

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Legarda DID NOT scold Robredo and ask her to resign

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