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Koh Phangan Paradise – Happy memories from a distant past ;)

Lovely Koh Phangan – My name is Eddy and it was the winter of 1988/89. I was sitting in an old, pretty fucked up guesthouse in Freak Street Kathmandu, when I first heard about “Koh Phangan”. All my way through … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Tourism Association called to fully lift the ban on moon-type parties on the island

Will Koh Pha Ngan remain Koh Pha Ngan without full moon party? Koh Phangan Tourism operators called on the Surat Thani provincial administration to fully lift the ban on the notorious moon-type parties on the island, saying without the parties … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Moon-Type Parties to be allowed again but must be FREE OF DRUGS ;-)

Moon-Type parties on Koh Phangan Island in Surat Thani province will be permitted again but with conditions that operators must strictly abide by the official rules and regulations 😉 This was revealed by Koh Phangan district chief officer Krirk-krai Songthani … Continue reading

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Royal Thai Navy intercepts Full Moon Ferry to Haad Rin Beach on Koh Phangan Island

The Royal Thai Navy has controversially refused to let a ferry full of backpackers, island party-goers, and other low-budget tourists land on Thai soil, citing national security reasons and issues of Thai sovereignty. The Phangan Prince, a diesel-powered 150-seat wooden … Continue reading

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Russian Homemade Marijuana Bong Sellers Arrested on Koh Phangan Island

Police have arrested two Russians who allegedly sold homemade marijuana bongs via a Facebook page on the southern island of Koh Pha-Ngan. The arrest followed a police investigation into a now-deleted Facebook page, called Bong Russian Boss, which advertised homemade … Continue reading

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Fugitive US citizen Kelly Lynn Miller secretly operated the Ibogaine drug treatment center on Koh Phangan

An American woman apprehended on a secluded Thai holiday island after six years on the run has been linked to an unregistered drug treatment program being operated on another Thai holiday island. A police officer in the Thai province of … Continue reading

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Ibogaine drug treatment of Australian man ends in death on Koh Phangan Island

An Australian man died after traveling to Koh Phangan for a controversial treatment for drug addiction. Australian Brodie Smith was convinced a radical treatment using an African shrub would cure his craving for illegal drugs and turn his life around, … Continue reading

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Australian Diplomat warns: Australians drugged, raped and robbed at Thai beach parties

Young Australians partying on beaches in southern Thailand are drinking a potentially deadly drug cocktail made from a local leaf trafficked by criminals who prey on them when they are under its influence, Larry Cunningham, Australia’s official representative in the … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan’s Full Moon Parties Have Become a Trashy Disgrace

Thanks to Google Alert, Time.com and Charlie Campbell we found another article worth posting here on Koh Phangan Island News. Enjoy! “The skies were star-spangled and blue phosphorescence would spray like diamonds in the sea … the sand glowed silver … Continue reading

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Once again … Koh Phangan to tackle tourism problems!

Once again, for the 1.200 times, Suratthani non-corrupt officials 😉 finally tackle main tourism problems, like motorbike rentals and local mafia to restore tourist confidence! Being signed up for Google Alert I do receive the Island News from time to … Continue reading

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