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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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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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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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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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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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Perhaps time to sober up, Koh Phangan Paradise Island?

The full moon parties draw hundreds of thousands to Thailand each year, but dangers are growing for locals and visitors alike. Today brings the full moon of the 12th month in the traditional Thai lunar calendar, celebrated around the country … Continue reading

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