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: VP vote result NOT ‘final and official’

This story is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Five things you should know about presidential pardons

On orders of President Rodrigo Duterte, 10…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte Youth’s Cardema spews three false claims in Comelec withdrawal notice

Disqualified Duterte Youth party-list nominee and…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post on world’s biggest anti-SOGIE bill rally FALSE

The photo is not from an anti-SOGIE bill protest.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB post on Diez wanting gay lingo as nat’l language NOT TRUE

The post is fake.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Duterte shifts from ‘invoking’ to ‘ignoring’ the PCA ruling

Fresh from his five-day official visit to China,…