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MISLEADING: Imee Marcos 'was a minor' during Martial Law

The senatorial hopeful was 17 years old when Martial Law was proclaimed, but was already turning 31 in 1986, the year her family was exiled from the Philippines

The senatorial hopeful was 17 years old when Martial Law was proclaimed, but was already ...

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MISLEADING: Imee Marcos 'was a minor' during Martial Law

President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to sign the bill into law because Speaker Gloria ...

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FALSE: Duterte 'signed' universal health care bill in October 2018

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FALSE: Video of man who caught fire in Dubai after his cell phone overheated

Vice President Leni Robredo's interview is taken out of context. She never mentioned ...

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FALSE: Robredo 'against' Piñol’s river dredging proposal due to corruption

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MISLEADING: Phivolcs 'predicts' a Metro Manila earthquake

No, this photo does not show Chinese fishing boats in Philippine waters

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FALSE: Photo shows Chinese fishing boats in Philippine waters

'Our records do not show that Ms Marcos was awarded a degree,' says Princeton deputy ...

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FALSE: Imee Marcos 'earned degree from Princeton'

No, the man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippines' top ...

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FALSE: Man who challenged father of accused school bully has not been found dead

No, these photos do not show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte celebrating the start ...

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FALSE: These photos do not show Duterte celebrating start of 2019 in 'simple style'

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FALSE: These are not pictures of the 'clean' hometown of President Duterte