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Rappler's latest stories on MUD


IN PHOTOS: The 'taong putik' of Nueva Ecija

Jun 24, 2018 - 5:46 PM

Filipinos in the town of Bibiclat, Nueva Ecija, mark the feast of Saint John the Baptist by transforming themselves into 'taong putik' or mud people

Is there hope for Pasig River rehab? Microorganisms can help

Jun 17, 2017 - 5:35 PM

But mud balls aren t the first line of defense We need the river to be cleaned of solid waste says an advocate

MUD BALLS. Effective Microorganism mud balls can help restore Pasig River. Photo by Bea Herrera/Rappler

Venezuela opposition withdraws from crisis talks

Dec 07, 2016 - 7:36 AM

It was the latest clash in a tense standoff between the South American country s socialist government and the center right dominated opposition

Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaking during a meeting in Caracas on December 2, 2016. Presidencia Venezuela/Handout/AFP

Venezuela crisis talks to resume on hostile note

Nov 12, 2016 - 12:22 PM

The day could determine whether the sides maintain their fragile dialogue or whether antagonism and instability resurge in the oil rich South American country

CRISIS TALKS. Venezuelan opposition spokesman Jesus Torrealba arrives for meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition leaders for Vatican-backed talks, in a bid to settle the country's deepening political crisis, in Caracas on November 11, 2016. Photo by Federico Parra/AFP

Venezuela rivals seek to ease political crisis

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:57 PM

Opponents of socialist President Nicolas Maduro remain wary while the opposition itself is divided over the strategy with some groups refusing to sit down with the government

General view of the meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition leaders for Vatican-backed talks, in a bid to settle the country's deepening political crisis, in Caracas on October 30, 2016. Ronald Schemidt/AFP

Venezuela govt, mistrustful rivals in crisis talks

Oct 31, 2016 - 10:38 AM

The landmark gathering aims to defuse an increasingly tense political crisis

This handout picture released by Venezuelan Presidency shows Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (R) shaking hands with Venezuelan opposition spokesman Jesus Torrealba, before a meeting between Venezuela's government and opposition leaders for Vatican-backed talks, in a bid to settle the country's deepening political crisis, in Caracas on October 30, 2016. Venezuelan Presidency/Handout/AFP

Angry Venezuela opposition vows rallies, alleges coup

Oct 22, 2016 - 12:10 PM

The opposition MUD coalition calls for nationwide protests beginning Wednesday October 26 after suffering setbacks in its push for a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles speaks next to the president of the National Assembly, Henry Ramos Allup (L), during a press conference in Caracas on October 21, 2016. A furious Venezuelan opposition Friday vowed mass protests, accusing the Socialist government of staging a coup by blocking its drive for a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro. / AFP PHOTO / Federico PARRA

Venezuela leader gets emergency powers, rivals vow ouster

Feb 13, 2016 - 6:39 PM

Members of the Venezuelan opposition are exploring the use of a referendum to oust President Nicolas Maduro

OUSTER? Venezuelan opposition are outraged at the Supreme Court's approval of President Nicolas Maduro's decree to place the country in a state of economic emergency. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez/EPA

Maduro under pressure as Venezuela opposition claims big win

Dec 09, 2015 - 12:43 PM

Analysts warn a tough political struggle lies ahead after Maduro s rivals break his side s 16 year control of the National Assembly in elections Sunday

OPPOSITION WIN. Executive Secretary of coallition Mesa de la Unidad Democratica (MUD) Jesus Torrealba speaks during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela, 08 December 2015. Photo by Miguel Gutierrez/EPA

Opposition wins control of Venezuela congress

Dec 07, 2015 - 1:56 PM

The broad mostly center right MUD coalition wins a majority of 99 out of 167 seats in the state legislature

ELECTION RESULTS. A general view shows people on the outskirts of the Bolivar-Chavez command with few militants and without political representatives after listening to the results of the legislative elections in Caracas, Venezuela, December 6, 2015.Photo by Manaure Quintero/EPA

#PugadBaboy: World peace

Jan 22, 2015 - 5:00 AM

‘Mud Walk’: Pope Francis asked to fight for Yolanda victims

Jan 15, 2015 - 2:00 PM

The artists from activist group Sining Bugkos cover themselves in mud and march from St Anthony’s Church to the pope’s residence in Manila to show their solidarity with the super typhoon s victims

REMEMBER YOLANDA. Activist-artists from Sining Bugkos show the letter they want to give Pope Francis regarding the current plight of Yolanda victims. Photo Johriel Rosarda/ Rappler

Pakistan quake island unlikely to last: experts

Sep 25, 2013 - 7:48 PM

A small island created in the Arabian Sea by the huge earthquake that hit southwest Pakistan has fascinated locals but experts say it is unlikely to last long

ISLAND. An island appeared off the coastline of Gwadar after an earthquake the day before. AFP PHOTO/ Pakistan government.

What I learned in make-up school

Aug 01, 2012 - 6:45 PM

She took a detour and followed her heart

BEHIND THE SCENES. Pam retouches her model's make-up in a photo shoot, her 'finals' for the make-up course.

Weather-proof beauty

Jun 25, 2012 - 3:08 PM

Beauty must haves for ladies on a budget

IT WON'T BE OBVIOUS that the weather can sometimes leave us stressed with nails in shades as sophisticated as these.

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves tie the knot

Jun 13, 2012 - 9:09 AM

One of America s sexiest bachelors finally belongs to one of Brazil s hottest exports

HAPPY HUSBAND AND WIFE. Reports say that Matthew's vow brought Camila to tears. Screen grab from YouTube

Matthew McConaughey weds Brazilian model

Jun 11, 2012 - 6:36 AM

Matthew McConaughey married his longtime girlfriend Brazilian model Camila Alves in a private ceremony in Texas

Actor Matthew McConaughey in a scene from the film "The Lincoln Lawyer." Photo courtesy of McConaughey's official page on Facebook.