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The ‘Fun Police’ crackdown on posting ‘lewd’ Songkran pics and video

The Thai police have become Thailand's fun police today as they warn Songkran revellers against posting photos of scantily clad…

6 days ago

Songkran around Thailand – where can you get wet?

Songkran Festival is an event where an all-out water battle and ancient traditions somehow blend in annual celebration. It's unlike…

6 days ago

“Nong Gee” turns heads at Koh Samui military conscription

Thai media's fascination with 'ladyboys' continues with Daily News reporting about the military conscription event in Koh Samui and, as…

2 weeks ago

Koh Phangan and Koh Tao try to shake off monthly boom and bust

by Bill Barnett Thailand’s idyllic Koh Phangan island is renowned globally for its marque Full Moon parties. On the heels…

2 weeks ago

Russian arrested on Samui for theft, drugs and overstaying visa

A Russian man has been arrested for stealing a digital camera as well as taking drugs and overstaying his visa.…

2 weeks ago

Government considers blanket alcohol bans on April 13

There's a 24 hour ban on alcohol on the weekend preceding AND the actual election weekend this month. And next…

1 month ago

31 year old British man stuck in Koh Samui hospital

by Jane Tyler - Birmingham Mail PHOTOS: Facebook/Liam Workman Liam Workman, who bought a one-way ticket to Thailand to "start a…

1 month ago

Kite protest as Samui airport’s neighbors demand more compensation

Ten neighbours living adjacent to privately owned Koh Samui airport, unhappy with compensation offers over the noise, have sent up…

1 month ago

Enthusiastic Dutch lover gets his marching orders in Koh Samui

SCREENSAVE: Channel Seven News A Dutch man, who fell fell in love with a Thai female staffer at the resort…

1 month ago

Bangkok Airways spending 3 billion on new planes, airports

PHOTO: A Bangkok Airways ATR 72-600 dwarfed by a Thai Airways 'jumbo' Bangkok Airways is putting aside 3 billion baht…

1 month ago

The Koh Samui tunnel – “it definitely had all the proper documentation”

The 84 metre tunnel, rediscovered last week by a foreign tourist visiting the north of Koh Samui, is starting to…

2 months ago

Landowners could face jail – Koh Samui ‘mystery tunnel’ case

PHOTOS: Manager Online Koh Samui authorities are planning to pursue a case against the landowners on either side of a tunnel…

2 months ago

Light at the end of the tunnel – Koh Samui’s mystery mountain tunnel

Officers have closed off access to the 'mysterious' tunnel on Koh Samui linking two sides of a small hill. They…

2 months ago

Tourist finds old tunnel on Koh Samui

PHOTOS: Sanook Authorities are investigating a 100 meters long, 3.5 meters wide and 5 meters high tunnel that had been contstructed…

2 months ago

Luxury hotel raided in Koh Samui over alleged money laundering

PHOTO: Oriental Lodge Koh Samui A luxury hotel in the south of Koh Samui was raided yesterday in an international…

2 months ago

Koh Samui: “Awash with drugs”, ONB News

ONB News is reporting that Koh Samui is "awash with drugs" and that the local prison was crammed full of…

2 months ago

Stunning new Lux Neo villas at Chaweng, Koh Samui

Sun, sea, new, views, pool villa, Samui. All the words you want to hear. Lux Neo is now available, combining…

2 months ago

Foundation worker, who admits to killing famous singer’s son, taken on reenactment

PHOTO: Sanook Thai police continue to investigate the murder of the son of a well known Koh Samui artist that…

2 months ago

Alleged ‘sex cult’ yoga retreat on Koh Phangan operating again

PHOTO: Narcis Tarcau, aka. Swami Vivekananda Saraswati - South China Morning Post The world’s "biggest tantric yoga school" has reopened…

3 months ago

Updated marine rules – Koh Tao, Ko Phangan, Koh Samui

PHOTOS: DMCR The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) has issued updated, published rules for marine activities on the…

3 months ago