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The footbridge in question is part of the Children’s Road Safety Park conceptualized by the MMDA to teach children proper traffic and pedestrian rules
At least two court cases show that Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos have had ill-gotten wealth. In one of these, the Supreme Court forfeited the recovered Marcos assets in favor of the Philippine government.
(UPDATED) In the embedded interview video, the Virginia State Senator did not mention this term
There is no official document, press release, or news report containing this quote
(UPDATED) Photos sent to Rappler by the program's lead coordinator show that there is both water and power supply
The thumbnail of the video is a design of Dalian airport in China. Meanwhile, the proposed airport in Bulacan has yet to begin construction.
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Since the national debt is a 'running total' of how much the country still owes, comparisons should show the 'net addition' to the debt for certain periods, not the supposed 'shares' of debt incurred by each president
There are no new Japanese trains, only a Japan-funded rehabilitation for MRT3
The picture of US President Donald Trump ‘supporting’ Sara Duterte is a manipulated 2015 photo taken in New York City
The photo is actually the president monitoring Typhoon Ompong in September. Nonetheless, Duterte was reportedly briefed on Typhoon Rosita
The embedded video is a news report on the United Nations on the slow release of funds to rebuild homes post-Yolanda
How do you know if an article or tweet sharing disaster-related information is true?
Many of the pages in these networks have shared false or misleading articles
While TechSabado admits in an update that Facebook confirmed the authenticity of reports about its takedown of spammy pages, it did not correct its headline which bears the false title
The original content is posted by a website that labels itself as satire but has a history of posting content that fooled readers
The quote is fabricated, says the senator's office
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the quotes are fake and part of black propaganda ahead of the 2019 elections
Audit reports do not contain the claim by Facebook page Silent No More PH that Mocha Uson and Alan Peter Cayetano had 'unliquidated funds' before they resigned from PCOO and DFA, respectively
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At least 33 out of 40 headlines listed in the Facebook albums are reported on by news organizations
The act mandating 14th month pay for all employees is still a bill and has not been approved by Congress
We compile online posts that contain fake or non-existent 'praises' or statements supposedly about Duterte
The photo used is a 2011 post-earthquake ‘container temporary housing’ in Japan
The tanks will be used only for joint military exercises with the United States and Japan
The social media personality has misled her Facebook followers by sharing posts from websites that produce content with false context
This is a resurfaced claim from 2017. The US ambassador didn't say “we must give Duterte space to run the nation.”
Ex-defense secretary Voltaire Gazmin said in 2014 no taxpayers’ money would be spent on the construction of the Intelligence Operations Center. It was eventually funded by the national budget in succeeding years.
According to the PCGG, Imelda Marcos’ jewelry are all kept in the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
This is an old hoax post resurfaced in time for the protests on the 46th anniversary of the declaration of Martial Law
Copy-pasted comments on Facebook amplify the false claim made by Martial Law administrator Juan Ponce Enrile in his interview with Ferdinand Marcos Jr
Many individuals have come forward to share their stories of being arrested and tortured under the Marcos regime
(2ND UPDATE) There were at least two massacres reported during that period. Both happened in Mindanao, and both were committed against Muslim communities.
(UPDATED) While the DSWD is indeed preparing relief goods ahead of Typhoon Ompong's landfall, the photo used by Mga Balitang Pinas Facebook page is from 2015
The President makes the claim in an interview with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo
President Aquino granted the amnesty through Proclamation Number 75. The defense department was only assigned to process applications.
The story is pure fiction. The alleged programmers do not exist.
The lawmaker is still under the Senate's custody as of posting time
The photo is fabricated. The original one contains a quote about the passage of the Strengthened Anti-hospital Deposit Law.
The group of boys who went viral for cursing at President Duterte are alive and under the custody of Malabon police. The video in the hoax blog post refers to a Zambales kidnap-murder case in 2016.
The blog post invents some quotes which were not in COA's observations on the questioned project
Ninoy did have two passports, a real and a fake one, when he returned to the Philippines in 1983. Based on several accounts of his final days, there was no Malaysian passport.
Kris Aquino had previously denied that the necklace she wore to the APEC Summit dinner belonged to Imelda Marcos
(UPDATED) The Philippines has been importing galunggong or round scad at least since 2001, according to data from the Philippine Statistics Authority
The embedded video is a May 2017 news report about a different fiscal who was shot dead outside her house in Caloocan City
COA has not flagged such trips and the said auditor does not exist
Fiscal Year 2018 is still obligation-based. The budget department merely recommended that agencies implement their budgets as if they're cash-based, to prepare for the use of that system in 2019.