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: Report about Kris Aquino's 'death' FAKE NEWS

The Philippines' "Queen of All Media" is very much…

VERA FILES FACT: Report about Austrian firm hailing Duterte as 'world's best president' FAKE NEWS

An old online post currently circulating on…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report on Bam Aquino eating street food as election propaganda UNSUPPORTED

This story is unproven. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report saying Leni Robredo 'ready to step down from office out of shame' UNTRUE

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Report about Angelina Jolie saying US needs leader 'like Duterte' FAKE NEWS

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Online post comparing Aquino's and Duterte's transition shelter projects carries FALSE info

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