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The Original Phangan Scooter Rental Experience

We had a terrible experience in Koh Phangan in November 2015. We stayed at Hut Sun Bungalows and Rented a Scooter nearby. As you come out of Hut Sun and you walk to the right towards the ATM machines and … 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 introduces activity zones to protect the island against foreign investors.

Hotel operators and local people on Koh Phangan have agreed to use their own tourism zoning to control existing activities and screen new developments, especially those by foreign investors, in the future. Koh Phangan is the country’s most popular destination for … Continue reading

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Koh Phangan airport construction suspended!

Forestry officials state, Koh Phangan airport encroaches on Than Sadet National Park forest! The airport construction project on Koh Phangan by commuter carrier Kan Air has trespassed on Than Sadet National Park, Surat Thani deputy governor Ouaychai Innak said on … 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 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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Boat driver on the run after striking British diver near Koh Tao Island

A boat driver in southern Thailand fled after he struck a British tourist with the boat’s propeller off the coast of Koh Tao yesterday. According to police, the 20-year-old British woman nearly lost her leg in the accident, which occured … Continue reading

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British diver struck by boat propeller while diving at Koh Tao Island

A 20-year-old British woman sustained severe leg injuries when she was struck by a boat’s propeller while diving near an island off Koh Phangan district. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening when Alice Louise Davies was taking part in a … Continue reading

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Elephant steals camera from tourist and snaps an incredible selfie

A lucky tourist on Koh Phangan Island managed to capture an incredible selfie when an elephant grabbed his camera and started snapping pictures using his trunk. Christian LeBlanc, 22, was feeding the elephant in Koh Phangan, Thailand, when he ran … 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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