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: Video claiming Duterte to give Taal victims 'P100k each' MISLEADING

It was merely speculative.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: No, Robredo did NOT blame gov’t for ‘lack’ of int’l aid for Taal victims

This is fake. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Netizens FALSELY claim overseas eruption photos as Taal volcano explosion

This post is false. Don't believe it.

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Panelo falsely claims Duterte has always been open to peace talks with Reds

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo wrongly…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Mon Tulfo falsely claims Phivolcs failed to issue Taal eruption warning

Radio broadcaster Ramon Tulfo’s claim that the…

VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Bongbong Marcos falsely claims martial law horrors fabricated

Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. is…