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'We are disappointed and stunned by Mark's incomprehensible explanations for allowing the Trump posts to remain up,' says a statement
The video containing the claim is from a 2015 report about the beheading of an OFW convicted for murder
McCoy De Leon did not say these quotes, and ABS-CBN News did not publish these graphics
The colors and design of the Philippine flag are mandated by the Constitution and the Flag and Heraldic Code. Any changes will require approved amendments to these laws.
Both senators have responded to the coronavirus crisis by doing their jobs as legislators and by providing assistance to frontliners
Law experts say Deputy Speaker Rodante Marcoleta misinterpreted the provision in the Constitution regarding the 50-year cap for franchises
The original photo showed portraits of President Rodrigo Duterte and Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the National Monument in Indonesia
While some home remedies may alleviate symptoms of COVID-19, WHO says there is still no registered cure for the disease as of May 29
The P10 million that First Philippine Holdings Corporation paid in income tax is part of a total of P5.175 billion in income taxes that the company and its subsidiaries paid in 2019
(UPDATED) Nothing in ABS-CBN’s 1995 franchise says that it allows the broadcast of only one channel
Multiple studies show that among the complications caused by COVID-19 is clotting of the blood. But not all COVID-19 patients exhibit this.
The photos attached in this claim were taken from footage of a gas leak in India
COVID-19 is caused by a virus. The Italian Medicines Agency also does not include aspirin in its list of drugs made available for COVID-19 patients.
Trump tweets a conspiracy theory accusing one of his media critics of murder, prompting an agonized letter from the victim's wife and calls for the company to block the Republican leader's 'vicious lie'
Actor Coco Martin did not say this quote. The graphic was manipulated from an ABS-CBN News quote card.
The footage is old and appeared as early as February 2020. Reports said the bodies in the video died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina did not make this accusation
Her supposed plan to block Facebook is a rehashed claim that has been debunked as early as 2018
The graphic is manipulated. As of May 25, the government's coronavirus task force has made no announcement about the extension of quarantine measures after May 31.
Pollution linked to animal farming in northwestern Russia contaminates rivers and kills large areas of seabed
The 11,017 figure that ABS-CBN mentioned includes employees of their broadcast business and other subsidiaries as of December 2019
The photo of Bill Gates in the article is manipulated using a 2014 image of American mobster Vincent Asaro
The claim used an edited screenshot of a 24 Oras news report in March 2020
Archbishop Socrates Villegas did not say this quote. An earlier source of this quote was a site that published fake reports.
Backriding in motorcycles is still not allowed in all areas in the Philippines under any form of quarantine
The document that circulated did not come from the Civil Service Commission
The video containing the claim is edited. There is also no official report of Chiu’s death as of May 18.
Vice President Leni Robredo did not make this remark and the graphic was altered from a quote card produced by News5
Coco Martin did not make any remark about the teacher, and the quote card was manipulated from a News5 graphic
The post wrongly quotes Senator Lacson, who only said that a provisional permit would not be enough to keep ABS-CBN on air after its franchise expires
Roque did not say this quote, and Inquirer.net says the graphic was manipulated
'We need to accept that we are not special snowflakes who know better because of our relationships. Knowledge is not a matter of palakasan; you do not know more because of who you know.'
Roque did not warn other networks about criticizing the President in his interviews on May 6. Inquirer.net says the quote card was manipulated.
(UPDATED) The tweet did not come from Santos, since Santos does not have a Twitter account
As of May 8, the government's coronavirus task force has not announced an extension of the enhanced community quarantine beyond May 15. The graphic was also manipulated.
WHO says there is still no authorized cure for COVID-19 to date
Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act into law, which has a provision for the premium hike for direct contributors, including OFWs
The circular was manipulated, and the 'CBCP Official' Facebook page that posted it is fake
'The move is clearly a case of political harassment against a pillar of Philippine democracy that employs thousands of Filipinos whose livelihoods are now at risk with the order'
Maria Ressa, Ging Reyes, and Sheila Coronel talk about journalism in the age of pandemic – and the opportunities a crisis brings
Hontiveros did not say the quote attributed to her. She labeled the quote card as 'fake news.'
The International Fact-Checking Network launches an easy-to-use tool for WhatsApp users who want to check COVID-19 rumors
Senators Poe, Hontiveros, Pangilinan, Drilon, Villar, and Recto have responded to the crisis by legislating laws and providing aid
The footage was of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il lying in state at the Kumsusan Memorial Palace. Kim Jong Un also made a public appearance on May 1.
The vaccine in the photograph is used for dogs against canine coronavirus. It is not effective in preventing COVID-19.
Facebook has been announcing ways to combat misinformation but a recent report has found that there remains a lot of work to be done
Both Malacañang and the White House say Trump called Duterte to discuss collaboration efforts
The Labor Day protests will be held online or at home through selfies, online programs, and/or noise barrages