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: No, the world didn’t ‘look up’ to Duterte for cursing Obama

Duterte did not earn praise for calling Obama “son…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: What the law says about diplomatic passports

What are diplomatic passports and who are entitled…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FAKE PCSO page promotes FAKE raffle contest

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Viral Robredo quote on Recto Bank allision FAKE

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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: The evolving statements on the Recto Bank allision: a visual timeline

In this timeline, VERA Files compiled the…

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: The LGBTQ in the eyes of President Rodrigo Duterte

For Pride Month, VERA Files presents a timeline of…