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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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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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Koh Phangan Paradise Island – Don’t go if you value your life!

A British man has told British newspaper The Sun how he almost died in a stabbing at the same spot where British tourist Stephen Ashton was shot dead on Koh Phangan on January 1. Backpacker Nathan Sharpe, 23, was speared … Continue reading

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Thai killer suspect confesses killing of British tourist on Koh Phangan Island

The man suspected of killing Stephen Ashton allegedly confessed on Wednesday that he unintentionally shot the British tourist early in the morning of New Year’s day, police said. Royal Thai Police adviser Pol Gen Rachot Yensuang, who interrogated Ekkapan Kaewkla … Continue reading

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