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, Isko DID NOT say he ‘doesn’t mind being a Duterte copycat’

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Isko Moreno DID NOT ban Muslims in Manila

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: The evolving Palace stance on allowing China to fish in PH EEZ

Watch how the Palace’s position on the issue…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: PCOO Asec. Rafael-Banaag contradicts official gov’t data on drug war

Communications Assistant Secretary Maria…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Website recycles Filipino invention HOAX

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte falsely links Trillanes’ mother to Napoles’ Kevlar deal

Trillanes' mother's name never appeared in court…