Fact Check

VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, a global alliance of fact-checkers committed to advance accountability journalism. This project is supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Marcos copycat or not?

President Rodrigo Duterte’s string of inconsistent…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte on SC's role in martial law

President Rodrigo Duterte has been vacillating on…

2016 SONA promise tracker

How did the president fare with the rest of his…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: What’s happening to the motor vehicle inspection centers of the LTO?

Is there a working motor vehicle inspection center…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Commander Digong in uniform and the AFP Uniform Code

Did he wear the military uniform properly…

A year under Duterte: Explaining the president

The President speaks, his Cabinet officials…