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FACT CHECK: DOT's 'misleading' tourism graphs in 2017 report

The way the graph was presented made it appear like the 109% jump in revenue happened during the first year of the Duterte administration. Including data for intervening years in the graph would have shown that the numbers have been progressively increasing since 2011.

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