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13-foot king cobra captured from sewer in Thailand

Oct 19, 2019 - 4:42 PM

It takes 7 rescue workers one hour to pull out the 13-foot, 15-kilo king cobra

WRESTLED. This handout from the Krabi Pitakpracha Foundation taken on October 13, 2019 and received on October 15, 2019 shows members of the rescue foundation holding a 13-foot long king cobra that was found in a sewer in Krabi. Handout / Krabi Pitakpracha Foundation/AFP

WHO unveils plan to tackle global snakebite 'emergency'

May 23, 2019 - 11:54 PM

Each year, nearly 3 million people are bitten by poisonous snakes, with an estimated 81,000-138,000 deaths

Team in Florida captures huge python using tracking devices

Apr 08, 2019 - 7:33 AM

The python is one of the biggest pythons ever caught in southern Florida, according to a post on the Facebook page of the Big Cypress National Preserve

BIG CATCH. This handout photograph, obtained April 7, 2019 courtesy of the Big Cypress National Preserve, shows a team of hunters with the Big Cypress National Preserve in Ochopee, Florida holding a female python measuring over 17 feet in length and weighing 140 pounds with 73 developing eggs. Handout photo/Big Cypress National Preserve/AFP

When snakes strike, lives shatter

Mar 23, 2019 - 3:32 PM

The World Health Organization estimates 81,000-138,000 people die of snakebites annually, while about 400,000 survivors suffer permanent disabilities and other nasty aftereffects

Scales of justice: Indonesia police probe snake interrogation

Feb 11, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Shocking viral footage emerges online showing an alleged pickpocket screaming hysterically as another officer shouts abuse at a police station in restive Papua province

Giant python attacks Indonesian man before being eaten

Oct 05, 2017 - 9:45 AM

An Indonesian man, who sometimes liked to eat snake, tried to catch the giant python – but it fought back and bit him on his left arm, nearly severing it from his body.

PYTHON. This handout picture shows villagers beside a 7.8 metre (25.6 foot) long python which was killed after it attacked an Indonesian man. HANDOUT / BATANG GANSAL POLICE / AFP

Taylor Swift akan merilis album baru di bulan November 2017

Aug 24, 2017 - 8:38 AM

Album baru Taylor Swift akan berjudul Reputation

'REPUTATION'. Taylor Swift baru saja mengumumkan bahwa ia akan merilis album barunya bertajuk 'Reputation' pada 10 November 2017 mendatang. Foto dari akun Instagram @taylorswift

WATCH: Villagers cut python belly and discover missing man's body in Indonesia

Mar 29, 2017 - 7:37 PM

A 25 year old farmer was swallowed whole by a python while he was harvesting his crops

HUMAN PREDATION. A missing man's body was found inside a python's belly in Indonesia. Screenshot from Reptile Hunter video

Large python found in busy Jakarta area

Oct 04, 2016 - 7:31 PM

At 3 meters the python is the same length as half of an adult giraffe

Man arrested for trying to take snakes on a plane through his pants

Jul 18, 2016 - 1:06 PM

A total of 10 snakes were found

Performer keeps singing after cobra bites her on stage, then dies

Apr 06, 2016 - 5:31 PM

Irma Bule dies 45 minutes after getting bitten on stage by a cobra

SNAKES ON STAGE. Irma Bule performs with a snake on stage at a previous show. Screenshot from Apalah Apalah/YouTube

FOTO: Berjoget dua malam di Djakarta Warehouse Project

Dec 13, 2015 - 12:49 PM

Foto foto dan video keseruan Djakarta Warehouse Project DWP 2015

DJ Snake usai memainkan setnya di Djakarta Warehouse Project 2015. Foto dari Twitter/@DJSnake

The wRap Indonesia: Rains ease haze crisis, Australia sends boatpeople to Indonesia

Oct 30, 2015 - 6:14 AM

Other stories include the Google Loon set to parachute above Indonesia and a gold mine collapse killing 3 men

BOAT PEOPLE. A child cries at the refugee camp for Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants in Kuala Langsa, Aceh, on May 15, 2015. Photo by Jun Ha/EPA

International DJ cancels Indonesia concert after car accident

Oct 29, 2015 - 12:07 PM

Two leading French electronic music producers DJ Snake and Tchami canceled upcoming tour dates after they were involved in a car accident

CAR ACCIDENT. DJ Snake cancels tour dates after a car accident. From DJ Snake's Twitter account

Snakes on a bus spark investigation in China – report

Jun 06, 2015 - 5:49 PM

The snakes are packed alongside containers holding toads and rats in the luggage compartment of a coach in central China s Hubei province

Snake 'eats' man wearing 'snake-proof' suit in new show

Nov 08, 2014 - 3:33 PM

The anaconda seen in the Eaten Alive teaser requires at least seven men to hold it

TechRap: Most memorable Nokia phones of all time

Apr 27, 2014 - 6:46 PM

Goodbye Nokia Microsoft changes phone giant name to Microsoft Mobile WhatsApp still no 1 and the most notable Nokia phones of all time

Andi Eigenmann a snake woman in new 'serye'

Sep 11, 2013 - 10:37 PM

Komiks based show has star with twin snakes after a twin sister from last soap

FEW REAL SNAKES. Andi said the production is mindful of PETA. Photo from her Facebook

Canada baffled by death of boys in python attack

Aug 07, 2013 - 7:53 AM

The Canadian Mounties face a particularly gruesome case: two small boys killed in their sleep apparently by an African python

Escaped python kills two young children in Canada

Aug 06, 2013 - 8:36 PM

The CTV network reports a 15 foot African rock python crawled through the ventilation shaft made its way upstairs and then fell through the ceiling landing on top of the two boys and smothering them

Escaped python kills 2 kids in Canada

Aug 06, 2013 - 11:42 AM

The 2 young boys aged 5 and 7 were sleeping at a friend s apartment late Sunday in the small town of Campbellton when they were surprised by the snake

IN PHOTOS: Year of the Snake

Feb 11, 2013 - 12:13 AM

Rappler s John Javellana takes us through the sights of Chinatown in Manila as the Filipino Chinese community celebrates the Lunar New Year

#FamilySunday: Feng shui follies

Feb 10, 2013 - 12:06 PM

Our resident dad gives the art of feng shui a try and ends up giving advice that generate laughs instead of luck

HANDLE WITH CARE. The traditional feng shui compass or luo pan can be used for a lot of good. But when put in the wrong hands, you will probably get dreadful advice like the ones below. Photo by Borghal taken from Wikipedia

China's 'Snake Village' seeks New Year riches

Feb 10, 2013 - 12:03 PM

For Zisiqiao in eastern China the arrival of the Year of the Snake carries a special meaning as the scaly reptile has given the tiny village its main industry and prosperity

PHOTOS: Chinese New Year's eve in Binondo

Feb 09, 2013 - 6:12 PM

Rappler is at Chinatown in Binondo for Chinese New Year s eve Here are some moments our lenses captured

SNAKE CHARM-ERS. Water Snake figurines are the choice souvenirs this Chinese New Year

Luck in the Year of the Water Snake

Feb 09, 2013 - 5:45 PM

Map out your home or office s lucky directions with these easy steps

HOW DO YOU PREVENT MISFORTUNE? According to feng shui practitioner and consultant Resti Santiago, it pays to map your home or office and understand the feng shui forecast to know what to do to make good energy work for you. Image from Facebook

Hong Kong serpent sales soar in Year of the Snake

Feb 09, 2013 - 1:10 PM

In the Year of the Snake snake sales have risen as animal lovers seek out less space hungry pets

PHOTOS: Chinese New Year in Manila

Feb 09, 2013 - 8:37 AM

See John Javellana s photos of the Chinese New Year celebrations in Manila through the years

DRAGON LION 'AGREES.' The Dragon Lion seemingly reading the sign boards of the PETA protesters. All photos by John Javellana/RAPPLER

What does the Year of the Water Snake hold for you?

Feb 09, 2013 - 8:10 AM

The luckiest sign in the year of the Water Snake is the Ox while the sign that will be most challenged is the Boar Pig

DOES THE SNAKE LOVE YOU OR NOT? Read Maritess Allen's predictions below to find out. Screen grab from YouTube (silvermad1)

Predictions: Chinese zodiacs in the Year of the Water Snake

Feb 09, 2013 - 8:02 AM

Feng shui expert Dr Andy Tan presents his predictions for each Chinese Zodiac sign for the Year of the Water Snake

WHAT'S YOUR SIGN? Chinese zodiac signs are represented by 12 animals whose traits can also be seen in people born under them. Screen grab from YouTube (videosvibes)

Chinese-Filipino businessmen evolve with changing times

Feb 08, 2013 - 10:53 PM

Chinese New Year is on February 10 and business is booming in Manila s Chinatown

Chinese New Year shows star Psy, Celine Dion

Feb 08, 2013 - 12:28 PM

Foreign stars headline Chinese New Year programs on February 9

GANGNAM NEW YEAR. Psy performs his viral hit to usher in Chinese New Year. Photo from the Psy Facebook page