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: Panelo says PHL gave ‘substantial amount’ to the ICC. Just how much is it compared to other countries?

Half of the total ICC contributions came from…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story on PH to expel Kuwait ambassador MISLEADING

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte's evolving stance on 'endo'

Two years after, the promise remains a promise.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post on Hontiveros seeking minimum wage for rebels FAKE

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online posts claiming Robredo camp orders burning of pro-Marcos ballots has NO BASIS

This story is unproven. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Story claiming Marcos won poll case vs Robredo FAKE

This story is fake. Don't believe it.