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The photo of the senator wearing a neck brace and riding a wheelchair is manipulated
The priest and the college girl are not the subjects of the alleged sex video
A photo of an ominous-looking cloud supposedly taken in typhoon-hit Japan is actually from the United States
The young man in the video thumbnail is not the one who was killed
Despite the current state of Metro Manila’s mass transport system, several other presidents after Marcos developed projects that are used by Filipinos today
Government data show poverty incidence was high during the Marcos regime, and it was on a downward trend after the late dictator was ousted
As of October 2019, House Bill No. 6079, or the Child Support Enforcement Act, has not been signed into law. Similar versions of the measure had been filed several times yet remain pending at the House committee level.
The claim is a misquoted statement from a 2017 Philippine News Agency report that was revised and later taken down
The information is from a satirical site, but websites treated it as an official source
Facebook's fact checking program expands to Ethiopia, Zambia, Somalia, Burkina Faso, Uganda, Tanzania, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Ghana, and the Democratic Republic of Congo
The people in the video were intoxicated, not dead, according to a Taiwan-based news channel that refutes the claim fake alcohol was consumed
This is a rehashed claim, based on an order from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal in June 2018
Clashes erupted in Marawi in May 2017 as the military tried to capture 'high-value targets' of the Maute Group and the Abu Sayyaf Group. There was no mention of illegal drugs at the time.
A 2003 court ruling proves that the Marcoses failed to justify the acquisition of their assets which exceeded their salaries as public officials
The Department of Education clarifies the anniversary bonus is only given every 5 years
There are at least 5 other Filipinos of Chinese descent who have become members of the Senate
The signatures in the letter do not match those in government records
As of posting, there are no official figures from the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, which has yet to decide on whether or not to proceed with the rest of the recount prompted by the Bongbong Marcos election protest
23 fact-checking organizations from 17 countries work together to spot false and misleading claims during the international event
Revilla did not propose to make Culion Island in Palawan the next Bilibid prison. The photo of the Manila Bulletin frontpage has been manipulated.
The oldest operating airport in Asia officially opened in Bangkok in 1914
P31 billion has been proposed for compensation adjustment for all government employees, including teachers
There is no such statement from Senator Risa Hontiveros
Official data shows the peso-dollar exchange rate was already at P3 in 1965, and it further depreciated throughout Marcos’ term
The data shows 42% of the claims checked during the 2019 midterm elections come from the candidates themselves
Economic indicators show that the country was not even the richest in Southeast Asia from 1965 to 1986
Existing laws on the Social Security System (SSS) grant members specific benefits but not bonuses as described in the claim
Robredo makes no such statement. The proposed SOGIE bill contains no clause on labeling the sex of a newborn in birth certificates.
The bill seeks anti-discrimination on the basis of SOGIE, not infringement on religious liberties or parental authority
The decision to make rapist-murderer Antonio Sanchez eligible for reduced sentence came from the Department of Justice
The original source of the article is Adobo Chronicles, a satirical site
Benjaline Hernandez and Melissa Roxas, both civilians, are neither UP students nor New People's Army members. Roxas is also still alive.
The charges filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption against Senator Hontiveros are unrelated to any PhilHealth issues but concern the Kian delos Santos case
The new law applies to first-time job seekers and can be availed of only once
Instagram users can now report suspicious posts shared across the photo and video-sharing platform
The senator's privilege speech on extrajudicial killings delivered in 2016 was cut, split, and spliced in the video
The post is a rehashed claim. The GMA News video in the article was about a different man’s genital mutilation done by his wife after a marital fight in Pasay City in 2013.
The national debt is a 'running total' of how much a country owes and is not attributable to a single administration
In September 2018, a Malolos court found retired Army major general Jovito Palparan guilty over the kidnapping and detention of two missing UP students
The quote does not come from any of Elago’s statements
As of August 4, 2019, the US Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) did not classify Hanna as a super typhoon, but as a tropical depression
COA's findings in its 2018 annual audit report that PCSO has not remitted P8.4 billion is a 'reiteration' of its previous reports
Organizers say the photos were taken during a symbolic street theater activity called 'Lamay para sa Demokrasya' in May 2018
One of Full Fact's 10 recommendations calls on Facebook to release data on how posts have been shared over time, as well as their reach. Facebook says Full Fact's recommendations are being actively pursued by its teams.
The information in the declassified documents that Munda found 'alarming' is actually not new or recently disclosed. They were headlines of local and foreign newspapers on December 2 and 3, 1989.
Official records show that 'diseases of the circulatory system' are the number one cause of death in Iceland
ABS-CBN's existing franchise, approved in March 1995, expires on March 30, 2020 yet. A franchise bill has to be refiled when the 18th Congress opens on July 22, 2019.
The transcript claiming that after being 'insulted in public' for not having a college degree, Pacquiao asked how much Davila has earned is not real