Tag Archives: Nightlife

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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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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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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Koh Phangan Full Moon Party may attract up to 40.000 party goers in January 2015

Many foreign tourists have extended their stay on Koh Phangan island in Surat Thani to join the popular Full Moon party, which is expected to draw about 40,000 party-goers on Sunday, a senior tourism officer said on Saturday. The atmosphere … 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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Thai government plans ‘water fun’ for Koh Phangan Full Moon Party!

The Ministry of Tourism and Sports will introduce new water sports activities to the Full Moon Party on Koh Phangan in Surat Thani, as well as boosting security. The party, held every month on Had Rin beach near or on … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan Full Moon Party – People die but we’re just here to have fun

A while ago I got contacted by George Henton, a British freelance news photographer and journalist based in Bangkok. George was doing a bit of writing about the world infamous Full Moon Party on the Paradise Island of Koh Phangan … 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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Is Thailand Safe? Tourist Killing At Koh Phangan NYE Celebration Reignites Concerns

The death of a young British tourist at a New Year’s celebration on the resort island of Koh Phangan Tuesday was the latest in a series of crimes against foreigners that have left many wondering if Thailand is squandering its … Continue reading

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