• Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:25
    Alleged Koh Tao rape victim in her first interview accuses police of suppressing truth 
    IN HER first media interview, a 19-year-old British teenager has stuck to her claim that she was drugged, robbed and raped during her vacation on Koh Tao in June and accused authorities of trying to suppress the truth. 
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:43
    Call for charges to be dropped in Koh Tao alleged rape case
    An international human rights group has called for charges to be dropped against Facebook users arrested and detained for allegedly violating the Computer Crime Act by sharing information regarding a rape claim on Koh Tao.
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  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    Those held for sharing rape claim ‘did not know about computer law’
    The FAMILIES OF some of the 12 suspects detained for sharing content from a controversial Facebook page regarding a British teen’s allegations of being raped on Koh Tao have asked for mercy and understanding, and described the suspects’ acts as being ignorant of the law.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 15:18
    10 arrested for sharing content about tourist’s Koh Tao rape claim
    Ten Facebook users who shared content regarding a rape claim posted to the controversial FB page CSI LA90210, have been arrested for allegedly violating the Computer Act.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 21:43
    FB page editors face arrest over Tao rape story
    A court in Surat Thani province on Friday issued arrest warrants for administrators of two popular Facebook pages for reporting what the police decided was false information concerning a rape claim by a British teenager.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:41
    No evidence of Koh Tao rape: police chief
    Pol Maj Gen Surachete Hakparn, the deputy tourist police commissioner currently on Koh Tao, says investigators have found no evidence to support a rape case as claimed by a British backpacker.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 17:35
    Briton’s decision to file complaint in Pha-ngan still unclear
    While police are looking into a British woman’s claim that she was raped on Koh Tao in June, the Love Koh Tao Club on Tuesday called for her to file an official police complaint.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Probe launched into Koh Tao rape claim
    A SENIOR police commissioner and forensic officials are to visit Koh Tao today to investigate a claim by a British teenager that she was drugged, robbed and raped during her stay on the island in late June this year.
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  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Koh Tao rape claim news to Thai cops
    A BRITISH teenager who told police in her homeland she’d been raped on Koh Tao in June filed no such complaint with authorities here, Pol Colonel Krissana Pattanacharoen, a deputy spokesman for the Royal Thai Police, said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 10:21
    Koh Tao's ATMs not filled after two money trucks crash
    ATM machines in Surat Thani had to make due with cash on hand after two security trucks crashed on their way to deliver refills early on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 01:00
    ‘Death Island’ in the news again after rape claim by British woman
    KOH TAO off Surat Thani province is in the spotlight again after a British woman claimed a 26-year-old French man had raped her in a hotel on the island. The woman, whose name has been withheld, first alerted her mother in the UK to the alleged attack.
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  • Sun, 25 Feb 2018 14:10
    Crackdown on unlicensed hostels on tourist islands
    A combined force of military and police in Surat Thani province began regulating hostel operators on Koh Samui on Saturday.
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  • Thu, 21 Dec 2017 14:14
    Passenger boats to Koh Phangan, Koh Tao suspend services
    Passenger boats from Surat Thani’s Don Sak pier to Koh Phangan and Koh Toh remained suspended for the second day on Thursday as the sea was still rough with waves as high as four metres.
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  • Tue, 07 Nov 2017 18:48
    Suspended Chumphon-Koh Tao ferry service back to normal Wednesday
    The ferry service between Chumphon and Koh Tao was suspended on Tuesday due to rough sea conditions as a result of an approaching storm.
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:40
    Fire breaks out at Koh Tao garbage dump
    A fire broke out at a 40,000-tonne garbage dump in Tambon Koh Tao of Surat Thani’s Koh Pha-ngan district on Wednesday morning, the tambon’s kamnan, Kobchai Saowalak, said.
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