Rappler's latest stories on fact checking in the Philippines
Although there have been reports of Chinese intrusions in the Philippines' territorial waters in the past, the photo that circulated was taken by NOAA at the Pacific Ocean
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
'We must fight,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima of trueleilaproject.com, a website devoted to debunking false information about her online
Sino ang madalas na target ng disinformation sa Pilipinas?
Official data shows the peso-dollar exchange rate was already at P3 in 1965, and it further depreciated throughout Marcos’ term
The data shows 42% of the claims checked during the 2019 midterm elections come from the candidates themselves
The photos are miscaptioned – they were actually taken during the shooting of ABS-CBN's 'Ang Probinsyano'
There are VCMs deployed in Singapore, but only Comelec-designated officials are allowed to feed ballots into the counting machines
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
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
Senator Nancy Binay's media team says it did not issue such statement. The quote is fabricated.
The Philippines has no aircraft carrier. The supposed 'BRP Duterte' is actually the US Navy's $13-billion USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier.
Counting only landmark laws and laws of national significance, both presidents have an almost equal number: at least 57 for Duterte and 58 for Aquino
The provision in the 1973 Constitution that prohibits government officials from practicing their profession or participating in businesses was even strengthened in the 1987 Constitution
(UPDATED) 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
The blog post invents some quotes which were not in COA's observations on the questioned project
The thumbnail of the embedded video is a screenshot of GDP figures in a 2013 news report. Nonetheless, a credit ratings firm expects the Philippines to still be 'among the fastest growing economies in the Asia-Pacific region'
The opposition senator did not say what was quoted in the viral photo
The blog post contains a vlog about Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s October 15, 2017 dare to President Duterte that says he would resign from the Senate if his allegations about the billions of pesos in Duterte's 17 bank accounts are proven false