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Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the 2019 nCoV belongs to Coronaviridae, a 'completely different family of viruses.' It is not rabies.
As of Tuesday, January 28, the Department of Health says that there is still no confirmed case of 2019 nCoV in the country
As of January 28, DOH says there is still no confirmed case of the 2019 nCov in the Philippines
The video shows a helicopter crash in the United Arab Emirates in December 2018
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has no official announcement about the release of a new design of Philippine peso bills
As of January 24, Health Undersecretary Eric Domingo maintains that there are still no confirmed cases of 2019 nCoV in the Philippines
The footage is from a video game simulator called AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron
As of January 23, Congress is still sitting on the bills submitted to renew ABS-CBN’s franchise
Both the Department of Transportation and the Philippine National Police say the man in the photo was part of a security simulation conducted by cops
Not all of the 64 airports, 243 seaports, 2,709 bridges, and 9,845 kms of roads are newly built. It includes projects involving repair, rehabilitation, widening, or expansion of existing infrastructure.
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
Senator Risa Hontiveros again denies ever saying the quote attributed to her twice – first in 2018 and again in 2020
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
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
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
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.