The president’s statement needs serious unpacking: legislation is needed for mandatory vaccination to be deemed a valid exercise of police power.
The United Nations does not get to choose the “best president” in the world.
Claim: Power plant assets of the state-owned National Power Corp., including the Tiwi Geothermal Power Plant which wasbuilt in the 1970s to help the Philippines achieve energy independence, were sold in May 2009 to the Aboitiz group.
Rating: Missing Context
FACT CHECK: Blue Ribbon Committee hearings led to court cases and convictions of investigated personalities
Duterte-ally Pastor Apollo Quiboloy claims nothing comes out of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee hearings. However, past Blue Ribbon hearings led to the charging and conviction of individuals involved in graft and corruption.
Senators Manny Pacquiao and Leila de Lima have no prior civil or criminal conviction contrary to what Pastor Apollo Quiboloy said.
Lalong di-kapanipaniwala ang kwento dahil itinabi kay Marcos ang kilalang larawan ni Gregorio Aglipay, isa sa mga tagapagtatag ng Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI), at sinabing ito ay si ‘Fr. Jose Antonio Diaz.’
SATIRE: The Philippines topped the World Justice Project Rule of Law Ranking
Mali ang pinalalabas ng komentaristang si Manuel “Boy” Mejorada sa kanyang Facebook video na umatras si Noli de Castro sa pagtakbo sa Senado dahil nagpahayag ng pagtakbo sa pagka-pangulo si Leni Robredo.
A Facebook post wrongly claims the famed Tokyo Skytree was lighted pink in support of Vice President Leni Robredo’s candidacy for the 2022 presidential election. It has since been deleted but the screenshot of the post can be seen below.
FACT CHECK: Duterte spokesman claims president never bashed Robredo prior to #NasaanAngPangulo issue
Contrary to Roque’s claim, it was not the first and only time the president lambasted Robredo.
Palace spokesman Harry Roque made, at the very least, a misleading statement when he claimed that it was up to China whether a Filipino caregiver working in Taiwan could be deported for criticizing the Philippines government’s quarantine measures.
Officials of the municipality of Balangiga in Eastern Samar have rebuffed the story carried by PTV News that “Communists NPA terrorists swooped down on Sitio Bangon, Barangay Guinmaayohan around 9:00 AM of April 7, 2020 and took away relief goods intended for the people.”