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: Gina Lopez’s figures on family-initiated Ugong Rock don’t match official ones

In her bid to promote ecotourism as the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Is it still necessary for the Philippines to claim Benham Rise?

On four occasions the past week, President Rodrigo…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Can the Philippines sell its islands to China?

Can the Philippines sell its islands to China?

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Does Metro Manila have the ‘world’s largest homeless population’?

Militant group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: How much does President Duterte earn monthly?

President Rodrigo Duterte made a fuss about the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Are atheists not bound by family laws?

Defending House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez from…