Tag Archives: Haad Rin

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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Russian Sergei Milentie faces deportation after gunfire shooting on Koh Phangan Island

A Russian national arrested on Saturday in connection with the Jan 12 shooting of Palita Lodge Bungalow on Koh Phangan is facing deportation after being charged with violating Thai laws on foreign employment and entertainment venues, police said. Pol Maj … Continue reading

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Police arrest local mayor after gunfire shooting at Had Rin beach on Koh Phangan Island

A local mayor is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a shooting incident that appeared to have been triggered by a noise complaint on the full-moon party island of Koh Phangan. Police, armed with a court warrant, on Friday … Continue reading

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Party Mafia blamed for Gunfire on Full Moon Party Island

A dispute over all-night partying led to recent gunfire which hit tourists’ rooms on the southern island of Koh Phangan, police said today. Five gunshots fired Tuesday at the Palita Lodge on Haad Rin Nok, the site of the island’s … Continue reading

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Rubbish – The Aftermath of a Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan

The legendary all-night Full Moon Beach Party on Paradise Island Koh Phangan in the south of Thailand ended with scenes that will shame many of the wealthy westerners who took part. This shocking photo shows the disgusting scene on Hadrin … Continue reading

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FULL TERROR ALERT! Tight security for Koh Phangan Full Moon Party

Provincial Police Region 8 has ordered increased security in all tourist provinces, particularly at the upcoming Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan in Surat Thani, following the Paris attacks. Pol Lt Gen Thesa Siriwatho, commissioner of Provincial Police Region 8, … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan plans to arrange lifeguards after jellyfish death

Authorities and business owners on Koh Phangan plan to arrange for qualified lifeguards to cover beaches on this southern resort island after a Thai woman was killed by box jellyfish on Had Rin beach on Friday night. Koh Phangan district … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Reggae House burnt down in a midnight fire at Haad Rin beach

The Reggae House, a two-storey bar and restaurant on Haad Rin beach on Koh Phangan Island, was burnt down in a midnight fire last night. Several adjacent houses were also gutted in the two hour fire that broke out at … Continue reading

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Finally? Koh Phangan District Office bans all Moon-Type Parties except the Original Full Moon Party!

“Party Central“, also known as Koh Phangan, has become “Party Pooper“. From now, only Full Moon Parties will be allowed on the immensely popular resort island. That means no more dark moon parties, jungle parties, half moon parties, black moon … 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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