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FACT CHECK: Video shows Marcos’ toast remarks at Vin d’Honneur

FACT CHECK: Video shows Marcos’ toast remarks at Vin d’Honneur
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FACT CHECK: Philippines won’t send military troops to Ukraine

FACT CHECK: Philippines won’t send military troops to Ukraine

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FACT CHECK: Hindi pa rin malaya si De Lima

FACT CHECK: Hindi pa rin malaya si De Lima
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FACT CHECK: Marcos didn’t use family wealth for gov’t activities

FACT CHECK: Marcos didn’t use family wealth for gov’t activities

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FACT CHECK: Kaduda-duda ang ‘Marcos account’ sa Switzerland

FACT CHECK: Kaduda-duda ang ‘Marcos account’ sa Switzerland
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FACT CHECK: Impossible for Marcos to have a billion-ton gold bullion deposit

FACT CHECK: Impossible for Marcos to have a billion-ton gold bullion deposit

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FACT CHECK: 2020 nang ihain ni Rep. Eric Yap ang panukalang palitan ang pangalan ng NAIA

FACT CHECK: 2020 nang ihain ni Rep. Eric Yap ang panukalang palitan ang pangalan ng NAIA
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FACT CHECK: US strike group goes to South China Sea for routine training

FACT CHECK: US strike group goes to South China Sea for routine training

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FACT CHECK: Hindi papalitan ang pangalan ng NAIA sa utos ng Pangulo

FACT CHECK: Hindi papalitan ang pangalan ng NAIA sa utos ng Pangulo
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FACT CHECK: Walang kaugnayan sa ‘listahan ng smugglers’ ang resignation ni Clarita Carlos

FACT CHECK: Walang kaugnayan sa ‘listahan ng smugglers’ ang resignation ni Clarita Carlos