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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: Online post comparing Aquino's and Duterte's transition shelter projects carries FALSE info

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Facebook post claiming UN hailed Duterte ‘world’s best president’ FAKE

This story is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte, DOF differ on main driver of inflation

President Rodrigo Duterte blames the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Imee Marcos disclaimer on corruption during the Marcos regime is FALSE

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos falsely claimed…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte WRONG about Davao City’s financial figures--again

Then he wrongly described it as the highest among…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Ben Tulfo’s report claiming UN chief ‘in favor of Duterte’s drug war’ MISLEADING

Broadcaster Benjamin Tulfo recently misled…