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 either made a false claim or admitted to election offense in Jerusalem

President Rodrigo Duterte either made a false…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post comparing Aquino and Duterte relief operations MISLEADS with outdated photos

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Posts on PH submarine acquisition plan MISLEAD with inaccurate photos

This story is misleading. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report claiming Magdalo preparing for coup FALSE, uses MISLEADING photos

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Andanar falsely downplays inflation figures, accuses media of ‘painting negative picture

Presidential Communications Secretary Martin…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Stephen Curry DID NOT call Filipinos 'stupid' for voting for Duterte

The same week that NBA star Stephen Curry was in…