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GMA Network disputes the claim and says that veteran broadcast journalist Jessica Soho remains with them
Election results data show that Gutoc received votes in all clustered precincts in Mandaluyong City
The Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines says the claim is 'fake news and propaganda'
The Philippines signed the Basel Convention on March 22, 1989 and the treaty was ratified by Congress in October 1993
This is a rehashed claim. BDO certified that the bank account number indicated in the check does not exist and that San Miguel has no bank account in its Tandang Sora branch.
The death penalty in the Philippines was abolished in 2006. The bill seeking to reimpose the death penalty is still pending in the Senate.
(UPDATED) The claim is rehashed. It has been proven that the woman in the photo is not Abigail Valte, but Jo Christine Napoles, the daughter of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles.
The claim originated from a website that's known for spreading misleading information
Under a Comelec resolution, 10 accredited major national parties will receive copies of election returns. The Liberal Party is among these parties.
The Gorriceta camp says they abide by the 'honorable agreement' they made to support Biron
Amado 'Pogi' Espino III and Jumel Espino remain as candidates in Pangasinan
Rappler sought the comment of Comelec Spokesperson James Jimenez about this matter. Jimenez said the claim is "fake news"
There are VCMs deployed in Singapore, but only Comelec-designated officials are allowed to feed ballots into the counting machines
Exequiel Javier says there is 'no truth' to the claim being spread online that he has withdrawn his candidacy for Antique congressman
(UPDATED) The ballot used in the video does not have a QR code, which official ballots have. Further, the vote counting machines can only read opaque marks, not UV marks.
The Philippines is one of 14 countries in Asia that have abolished the death penalty
The video in the Facebook post is CNN’s 2014 report about Typhoon Ruby that year
Labor groups are calling out President Duterte not because contractualization exists, but because he failed to deliver on his promise to end it in one week
Human rights lawyer Theodore Te says, Panelo is 'basically admitting there is no basis for the matrix' implicating journalists and lawyers 'because they can't even come up with a prima facie case'
(UPDATED) A quick search shows that various news groups in the Philippines wrote about Marawi's temporary shelters
A quick examination of the PCIJ website shows that a number of articles critical of former presidents Benigno Aquino III and Fidel Ramos were published
A Google search reveals that 'BusinessWorld' reported about the progress of Isabela's landmark bridge project in 2018
Phivolcs says there have been no signs of volcanic unrest after the magnitude 6.1 earthquake
Some overseas Filipino voters in the United Kingdom and Italy air their concerns about the mode of voting at the Philippine embassies there
The Philippine Star, Inquirer, and Manila Bulletin all reported on this
The value of gold allegedly stolen and shipped is more than the value of the total gold reserves in the country
The video is actually of Senator Leila de Lima celebrating her 56th birthday in August 2015 at the quadrangle of the Department of Justice, when she was still DOJ secretary
There is no official confirmation from China that the Aquino administration sold Scarborough Shoal (Panatag Shoal)
The supposed warning is a false claim originally circulated in 2018. Phivolcs had denied way back issuing a warning about a magnitude 7.1 earthquake
No ouster plot was proven. Here's a list of at least 10 claims which are either false, misleading, or not supported by information provided.
The news headline is fabricated. The ABS-CBN did not publish any article that says news organizations will suspend anti-Otso Diretso Facebook accounts
Senator Nancy Binay's media team says it did not issue such statement. The quote is fabricated.
There is no Inquirer story published with the headline, 'Gutoc to netizens: I'll send you to jail for making fun of wearing my life vest!'
Be on the lookout for disinformation involving the tragic Notre-Dame fire, which destroyed the roof of the Parisian cathedral
The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Election Tribunal, has not yet declared the official results of the Marcos-Robredo electoral protest case
The original Inquirer article, which cites the Freedom from Debt Coalition, refers to the total national debt, not the debt incurred solely by the Aquino administration
The Philippines has no aircraft carrier. The supposed 'BRP Duterte' is actually the US Navy's $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier.
A photo of Senator Leila de Lima is doctored to falsely show her filing a petition with the Supreme Court to allow visits from her ex-lover
Members of other political parties, like Lakas-CMD and UNA, have also been implicated in scams where members of the LP were also allegedly involved
Except for the summary of expenditures for the Ramos administration, the rest of the figures cannot be attributed to the NSO
Facebook posts falsely claim that lawmakers have a 'final official result' in the 2016 vice presidential election recount
Not all quotes on the web are correctly attributed – here's how you can tell fact from fiction
The cash incentives are for graduating honor students of all public elementary and high schools in Taguig only
A photo of Sara Duterte is doctored to falsely show her hitting Hugpong ng Pagbabago senatorial candidates
President Rodrigo Duterte's legal counsel has apparently not read the line in the historic decision that says China 'caused severe harm to the coral reef environment' and allowed its fishermen to take endangered species
‘The Rome Statute only refers to a requirement of State Party nationality at the time of election but not afterwards,’ says the International Criminal Court
One of the 11 bills that Duterte authored when he was congressman became law: Republic Act 8969, which makes the 3rd Friday of August a special holiday in Davao City
Mar Roxas' camp maintains the claim is 'fake news' and 'completely illogical' for him to say. The page that posts the claim is also unable to provide proof of the quote's source.