Busted: Matt Damon said Duterte is the last man standing? He didn’t say that!
During the 2016 election campaign, there were so many fake stories about celebrities endorsing political candidates, such as then presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte. Now, another celebrity name has been added to that list as a recent story claimed that Hollywood actor Matt Damon allegedly described President Duterte as the last man standing. [ads2] Despite how […] More
Busted: Did Winwyn Marquez call Duterte the best president in the world in Bolivia pageant? No, she didn’t!
Teresita Ssen “Winwyn” Marquez just won the Reina Hispanoamericana 2017 title in Bolivia, but she has immediately become a victim of a story, which turned to be a satirical one. Marquez was said to have called President Rodrigo Duterte the best president in the world during the pageant. [ads] The story was first published by […] More
Busted: PAL offers free ride to Duterte until his term ends? It’s not true at all!
After the Philippine Airlines settled its outstanding debt of P6 billion with the Philippine government on November 3, some articles started circulating on Facebook claiming that PAL offered President Rodrigo Duterte free ride from Manila to Davao and vice versa. [ads2] But the source of the story is not exactly a good source of real […] More
Busted: Duterte binansagang pinakamagaling na president sa buong mundo? Korean news has no subtitles, was first posted in August 2016
Some Duterte fan pages on Facebook are sharing a blog stories about how President Rodrigo Duterte has allegedly been named as the best president in the world. The post came with a thumbnail of an anchorman with Korean writings in the news ticker and it looked quite familiar. It turned out we already wrote an […] More
Duterte says star in Piston’s logo sign of communism, but netizen asks: What about Tiki-tiki Star, other products?
President Rodrigo Duterte claimed that protest groups in the transport strike are conspiring with communists. “Itong Karapatan, itong KMU, itong Piston, they are just the legal fronts of the Communist Party of the Philippines. Kaya nga CPP, NDF, pati the NPA, the New People’s Army. It’s a one big conspiracy but they are at the […] More
Busted: UN apologized to Duterte for doubting him? It’s fake news!
The United Nations was said to have apologized to President Rodrigo Duterte for doubting him, according to an online report. The report, originating from a blog called latestdutertenews.altervista.org, claimed that people were shocked when UN released its latest statement about Duterte, extending their apologies to the Philippine president, when both do not agree with each […] More
Busted: Pope told Filipinos Duterte was chosen by God? It’s fake news!
So many fake news sites have surfaced with URLs mimicking the URLs of the websites of mainstream media. This time, the fake CNN site, cnnnews-channel.com, even dragged Pope Francis’ name into the false story that claimed that he told Filipinos that President Rodrigo Duterte was chosen by God. [ads2] The story, with the title “Pope […] More
Busted: Swiss president said Duterte has ‘citizens at heart’? Story came from fake news site
Swiss President Doris Leuthard remarked that President Rodrigo Duterte has the Filipino “citizens at heart,” or at least this is what the fake news site aljazeeranews-tv.com claimed the former has said. Leuthard allegedly said that Duterte, like most leaders, “focuses on the issues which directly affect his own citizens.” She remarked on Duterte’s leadership during […] More
Duterte confirms talking with Imee, says Marcoses ready to return wealth to gov’t
President Rodrigo Duterte revealed on September 3 that he already talked with Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos over the return of their wealth to the government. “I just accepted the explanation na gusto nilang makipag-areglo na sa gobyerno kasi dapat matapos ito,” Duterte told reporters in Davao City in the early morning of September 3 […] More
Busted: ‘Kung sa Diyos wala kaming takot sa ‘yo pa Duterte!’ is a ‘browsebait’ headline about Archbishop Villegas from newspaper
In February, a daily newspaper used the headline on the front page saying “Kung sa Diyos wala kaming takot sa ‘yo pa Duterte! – Archbp. Villegas” and it made waves online. [ads2] Netizens reacted negatively to the headline by Bulgar on February 14, 2017 that was allegedly made out of a statement from Archbishop Socrates […] More
Netizen slams Pinoy Ako Blog over ‘fake news,’ says Duterte magazine in UK was paid for by OFWs
An Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in the United Kingdom slammed anonymous blogger Pinoy Ako Blog (PAB) for writing about whether the UK magazine that features President Rodrigo Duterte is being paid for by Filipino taxpayers’ money. [ads2] In her Facebook post on August 27, Ging Santos called PAB “fake news” and hurled expletives at him […] More
Netizen dares Duterte to a one-on-one debate: ‘I promise not to make you look tanga’
Facebook user Bernard Ong challenged President Rodrigo Duterte to a one-on-one debate after UN Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard rejected Duterte’s latest debate challenge. “Tayo na lang Duts, 1on1,” Ong wrote on Facebook. [ads2] He noted how Callamard declined Duterte’s dare to a debate with him. “An official visit without respect for the victims, respect for […] More