​VERA Files's statement on the comment of Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque on the Facebook location tag of the Philippines as a province of China

As fact checker, VERA Files verifies false and misleading information made by public personalities and posts in social media and debunks them with factual evidence.

We do not fact check location tags.

The Facebook tag of the Philippines as a province of China is a reflection of a sovereignty issue with China which should be addressed by the Philippine leadership.

Ellen T. Tordesillas
VERA Files
May 18, 2020


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