Misleading

A TikTok video claiming that statues, monuments and a bust were the accomplishments of the Aquinos, while the Marcos and Duterte administrations have roads and bridges as legacies is misleading.

A reader requested VERA Files Fact Check to look into a video published by TikTok user nobitamarcosph on Feb. 28 that compared the accomplishments of former presidents Corazon Aquino and Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III against those of the incumbent Rodrigo Duterte and ousted president Ferdinand Marcos Sr.

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