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FALSE: De Lima ‘rushed to hospital,’ wears neck brace

The photo of the senator wearing a neck brace and riding a wheelchair is manipulated

The photo of the senator wearing a neck brace and riding a wheelchair is manipulated

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FALSE: De Lima ‘rushed to hospital,’ wears neck brace

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FALSE: ‘Sex video of Ateneo priest and college student'

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FALSE: Photo of Japan's stormy skies 'during Typhoon Hagibis'

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FALSE: 'Photo' of dead, 'raped,' mutilated OFW in video thumbnail

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FALSE: No president after Marcos built mass transit projects

Government data show poverty incidence was high during the Marcos regime, and it was on a ...

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FALSE: 'No poor Filipino' during Martial Law, only during the Aquinos' terms

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FALSE: Bill ‘penalizing fathers’ for failure to give child support ‘passed into law’

The claim is a misquoted statement from a 2017 Philippine News Agency report that was ...

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FALSE: '95 countries in UN review believe there are no EJKs in PH'

The information is from a satirical site, but websites treated it as an official source

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