VERA FILES FACT CHECK YEARENDER: Hoaxes, myths precede COVID-19 vaccine rollout

VERA FILES YEARENDER: Red-tagging online ramps up as Anti-Terror Law takes effect in 2020

VERA FILES FACT CHECK YEARENDER: The two faces of COVID-19 lockdown in the Philippines

VERA FILES FACT CHECK YEARENDER: The Duterte administration’s share of COVID misinformation


HRW notes ‘deteriorating’ human rights situation in PH; exec seeks international action on ‘major crisis’

Human Rights Watch (HRW) Asia Deputy Director Phil Robertson called on the international community…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte contradicts past pronouncement, Durante on having known about the PSG COVID-19 vaccination

After disclosing that "almost all" soldiers had been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease 2019…

Southeast Asia: Contact tracing a COVID-19 hoax

The diet hoax—that eating high-alkaline foods could beat COVID-19—should have died down by now.…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte wrong in claiming ‘all’ ICC judges are ‘White’

President Rodrigo Duterte mistakenly claimed that all the judges of the International Criminal Court…



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