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Taal Volcano has 47 craters and Binintiang Malaki is among them
Based on Phivolcs' hazard maps, there are only 5 potential eruption vents, all found in Volcano Island or Taal Lake
The airstrike shown in the video has nothing to do with the conflict between the US and Iran. It shows the rocket attacks that involved Palestinians and Israel in November 2018.
Robredo distributed rice, canned goods, noodles, bottled water, and face masks
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology says it is 'almost unlikely' for the low tide in Oriental Mindoro to cause a volcanic tsunami
Phivolcs says it is 'almost unlikely' for Taal Volcano to draw in water from the seas surrounding Oriental Mindoro because they are not connected
Majority of the photos circulated were taken in Guatemala after the 2018 Volcan de Fuego eruption
The Department of Health flags the chain message as 'fake content'
Ashfall affects electricity only in some areas of Batangas, Cavite, and Laguna, and Meralco is already working to restore power in these places
An official statement from the mall management says the foundation of the mall is ‘built on concrete piles that reach the bedrock and will withstand extreme situations’
(UPDATED) Here are the false claims we and our readers spotted online about the Taal Volcano eruption
The photo shows a volcano in Chile from 2015, not Taal
As of 5 pm on January 13, 2020, Taal Volcano is still on Alert Level 4
The chain message is an old claim that has resurfaced after Taal Volcano started spewing ash. ABS-CBN weatherman Kuya Kim Atienza denies the claim in a tweet on January 12, 2020.
There can be several volcanic eruptions on any given day
Mayon Volcano has been under Alert Level 2 since March 2018
Phivolcs maintains that there is 'no reliable technology in the world that can confidently predict the date, time, and location of large earthquakes'
The photo is of the Santiaguito lava dome in Guatemala and not Taal Volcano
The Digital News Project 2020 says that journalists need to call out lies and half-truths, but are concerned that this may not have an impact
Senator Risa Hontiveros again denies ever saying the quote attributed to her twice – first in 2018 and again in 2020
Social media is packed with powerful images of Australia's bushfires – but many are fake. Here is a selection of recent fact checks on the deadly blazes.
The image is altered. A reverse image search shows that the image was taken from a video in which Geisler makes an appeal for the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN.
Pope Francis is quoted out of context. While he indeed said that the bible is a dangerous book, he was referring to Christians in some countries being persecuted because of owning one.
Pope Francis' picture is stitched with a photo of an Argentine model who has been shown in past manipulated photos with the Pope
There were 3 ex-British Peacock-class patrol vessels added to the Philippine Navy's fleet during Fidel Ramos' term
Majority of the claims debunked by Rappler came in the form of simple text and graphics, such as false captions, articles, and quote cards
The images used in the post are old photos taken on July 28, 2016, when Pope Francis fell during the Holy Mass at the Jasna Gora Monastery, a pilgrimage site in Czestochowa, Poland
3 documents debunk questions on the validity of U.S. sanctions against Philippine officials involved in the detention of Senator Leila de Lima
There is no proof that Vice President Leni Robredo ever made the statement
The former Singapore prime minister said something different about the Philippine media
The photos are taken in December 2017, in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Urduja, which also went through the Visayas
The unfinished footbridge is built in Thailand, not in the Philippines
The masterminds of the Ampatuan massacre were officials of the Lakas-Kampi-CMD, the party of former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. They were kicked out of the party after the massacre.
Records from media monitor show 154 counts of threats and attacks against journalists from June 30, 2016 to December 5, 2019
The social media network is piloting the service in the US and says community reviewers are meant to give 'directional signal' to professional fact-checkers
Retired Army Major General Jovito Palparan's petitions to post bail in 2015 and 2016 were junked by the Court, while former Bayan Muna representative Satur Ocampo did not file a bail for an alleged kidnapping incident in 2018
(UPDATED) Instagram posts deemed to be false will be ignored by the platform's search or recommendation tools and are shown with a warning label if users come across it
The source of the information is a satirical website
The Anti-Rape Law punishes rapists from 6 years of imprisonment to reclusion perpetua
There are 197 'airport projects' under Build, Build, Build, but these include rehabilitation, maintenance, and upgrading projects
Pilipino Star Ngayon and Inquirer.net have reported the announcement of the Department of Transportation in November 2019 about the arrival of new sets of trains
The video is staged and created by a group of teenagers for fun
The power company says it 'will not shut off power to any unaffected area'
Salonga did not say these statements. The quote was an opinion lifted from a blog site and was falsely attributed to the late statesman.
As of writing, there have been no official advisories from weather authorities in the Middle East announcing the 'strongest' tropical typhoon or earthquake to hit the Gulf region
The photos are not from any SEA Games event
The football matches for the 30th Southeast Asian Games take place at the Rizal Memorial Stadium
These proposed bridges are no longer pushing through, with the Duterte administration shelving the 'challenging' projects
The quote attributed to Senator Risa Hontiveros about kidnapping is a rehashed claim. Vice President Leni Robredo's quote on the drug war, on the other hand, is fabricated.