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Koh Phangan’s Full Moon Party packs them in

Over 30,000 foreign tourists flocked to Hat Rin beach on Koh Phangan island in Surat Thani on Saturday for this year’s last Full Moon Party amid tight security. The party started at 1am yesterday when tourists converged at Haad Rin beach, some staying at hotels and guest houses on Koh Phangan and others arriving on […]Read More

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Thai man charged with murder of British holidaymaker Stephen Ashton

Police have arrested a 26-year-old Thai man for allegedly killing a British holidaymaker who was caught in the crossfire between two groups of Thai men on the first day of 2013 in Surat Thani’s Koh Phangan district. Police identified the suspect as Ekkapun Klaewkla. Police said he confessed to killing Stephen Ashton, 22, a city […]Read More

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23 year old British man shot dead at a Countdown

A 23 year old British man was shot dead at a Countdown party on Haad Rin Beach on Koh Phangan Island. He has been named by police. Thai media reporting that the British tourist was accidentally shot and killed after drunken Thai youths opened fire at a NY party on Phangan Foreign Office say they […]Read More

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Son Of London Deputy Mayor Dies After Full Moon Party

The 28-year-old son of the Deputy Major of London has collapsed and died in a £12 a night guest house after attending a wild ‘Full Moon Party’ on the Thai island of Koh Phangan. Police said here today that Andrew John Lister, 28, son of Edward Lister, the former Tory chief of Wandsworth Council, collapsed […]Read More

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Full Moon parties of Thailand are a money spinner

Since 1985, the Full Moon parties of Thailand are drawing tourists by the thousands. These parties are held on full moon nights and everything goes – from drugs, to drinks, to uninhibited sex and is meant for youngsters to let themselves loose and enjoy. Touted by travel agents as a paradise for teenagers, there are […]Read More