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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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Deputy Prime Minister Prawit orders crackdown on foreign mafia groups on Koh Phangan Island

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has instructed local authorities in Surat Thani to stamp out foreign mafia groups in Koh Phangan and Koh Samui, following a shooting attack at a bar last Tuesday on Koh Phangan. A Russian suspect, along … 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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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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Koh Phangan Island officials launch taxi fare complaints help desk in Thongsala village

Koh Phangan island officials recently proudly announced the fresh launch of the newly installed taxi fare complaints help desk. Due to the recent massive price increase for taxi fares on Koh Phangan Island and the general rip off behavior of … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Island Ministry of Transportation increases taxi fares by 40 percent!

Shortly after the recent price elevation of internet service charges by Phangan Hadrin Committee, also the Ministry of Transportation has public announced a taxi fee increase of another 40%. Koh Phangan’s Ministry of Transportation, locally also known as the taxi … Continue reading

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