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: ICC case vs Duterte NOT 'thrown out'

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pentagon to bomb man-made islands in South China Sea FAKE NEWS

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: The scheme behind scams: Why death hoaxes don’t die

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Trillanes' suspension IS NOT Sotto's 'top priority' as Senate president

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Senate is NOT ORDERING ex-COMELEC chief’s arrest

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THIS WEEK IN FAKE NEWS: Sotto DID NOT say Sara Duterte should be the only one to replace her father

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