Rappler's latest stories on false claims
Facebook posts falsely claim that lawmakers have a 'final official result' in the 2016 vice presidential election recount
This is not a photo of a Chinese ship attacking Philippine vessels
Villegas himself denies issuing a statement on acquitting the suspects in Christine Silawan's killing, calling it 'fake' and a 'ridiculous lie'
A quick reverse image search reveals that the photo is that of devotees of the Black Nazarene during a procession held in Manila on January 9, 2013
Comelec says it has not yet conducted the final testing and sealing of vote counting machines
A video embedded in several websites is a report about a rape case in Bulacan, not in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu
The DOST engineering team started developing the first hybrid electric road train in 2012. It hit the rails of the Philippine National Railways in March 2019.
Anderson Cooper himself denies on Twitter calling the couple 'corrupt'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano reiterates that the quote is false and is just propaganda. The claim had already been proven false and is being rehashed.
The photo is actually of Syrian children killed in the deadly August 2013 Ghouta chemical attack
Makabayan bloc has not asked for garbage to be returned to Manila. It has only filed a resolution to ‘postpone’ the Manila Bay rehabilitation until there's a clear plan for it.
The viral post is a recycled tale. It replicates an old story about child abduction in theme parks and malls.
There is only an estimated 206,132 to 209,483 US tons of gold mined worldwide throughout history
No, this is not a photo of President Rodrigo Duterte urging voters to reject an opposition candidate
There are no records that show proof of a pre-colonial Filipino royal family that ruled over a kingdom called Maharlika, which was made up of the Philippines, Brunei, South Borneo, Hawaii, the Spratly Islands, and Sabah
A photo of Pope Francis meeting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is manipulated
This is an old photo of runners, called Eco Warriors, participating in the National Geographic Earth Day Run 2012
President Duterte's visit in 2018 coincides only with India's celebration of its Republic Day, an annual event in honor of the country’s constitution
No, a TIME magazine cover did not say former Philippine president Marcos had been acquitted of all corruption cases
No, this is not a photo of the Obamas supporting Philippine opposition candidates
Foreigners employed in the Philippines may get SSS coverage, contrary to claims that the government agency caters only to Filipino employees
No, a Philippine opposition senator did not wear a shirt bearing President Duterte’s nickname
President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to sign the bill into law because Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo signed the bicameral conference committee report only on January 21, 2019
No, this is not a video of a man in Dubai who caught fire after his cell phone overheated
Vice President Leni Robredo's interview is taken out of context and is stretched to infer links to the agriculture secretary
No, this photo does not show Chinese fishing boats in Philippine waters
No, the man who challenged the father of an accused bully in one of the Philippines' top schools has not been found dead
No, these photos do not show Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte celebrating the start of 2019 in ‘simple’ style
No, these pictures do not show the ‘clean’ hometown of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
No, the Philippines has not won the Miss Universe pageant twice during President Rodrigo Duterte's term
Queries into databases of previous and current police personnel, including those who are absent without leave, yield no one with the reported name of the parent of the alleged bully
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo makes this claim in reaction to a new report that says the Philippines is among the worst countries for journalists in Southeast Asia
No, this is not a photo of a sign targeting a rival of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte
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
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) 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
Former Marcos defense minister Juan Ponce Enrile, the architect and implementor of Martial Law, also wrongly claims that there were no massacres during that time