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: Duterte, Locsin repeat claim Marawi siege caused by anti-drug ops

Illegal drugs was not the official cause of the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: FB page FAKES PNoy quote on Canada trash

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​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: US gov’t DID NOT admit marijuana is cancer cure

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Video of Filipino rock star in drug sting FAKE

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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Locsin contradicts statements of Duterte and predecessor Cayetano on “possibility of war” with China

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddyboy Locsin, Jr. has…

​VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Pro-Duterte YouTube channel MISLEADS, claims it has ‘true evidence’ of Robredo, Roxas ‘cheating’

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