Erin Cook

Erin Cook is an Australian expat in Indonesia and the head of English editorial at Content Collision.

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Japanese Surf Instructor Drowns Off Bali Coast

Experienced and amateur surfers alike have been warned to stay safe in Bali’s famous waters after Japanese surf instructor drowned at a beach nearby the Ngurah Rai...

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Bubble Fears Premature Following Economic Downturn

Fears of an eventual bubble in Indonesia’s property markets may have failed to come to fruition in recent years, largely thanks to intervention from the central bank,...

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Islamic State Claim Kampung Melayu Bomb

Terror group Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the bombing in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, Wednesday night, May 24, confirming police suspicions. “We...

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Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Initial investigations into the terror attack at Kampung Melayu bus terminal in East Jakarta Wednesday night, May 24, have revealed pressure cooker bombs were likely...

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Bittersweet Farewell As Corby Says Goodbye To Bali

One of Bali’s most high-profile drug convicts is preparing for a bittersweet farewell from the country after making a home in Kuta since being released from prison....

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Ahok Drops Appeal In Statement Delivered By Wife

In an emotional press conference on Tuesday, May 23, the wife of jailed former Jakarta governor Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama explained the decision to drop a plan...

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Bye, Schapelle: Tense Farewell Tipped For Drug Convict

The parole officer of one of Bali’s most high-profile drug convicts, Australian Schapelle Corby, has hinted there will be no love lost at the end of the parole period...

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What Gubernatorial Election Results and Ahok’s Verdict Mean for Indonesia’s Economy

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo’s plan to lure international investors to Indonesia’s vital infrastructure, maritime and tourism sectors may have hit a snag after...

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Police Arrest 144 in Kelapa Gading Raid On Gay Venue

North Jakarta Police arrested 144 men late Sunday, May 21, during a raid on a bathhouse in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta. Police entered the Ruko Inkopal and Fitness...

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Bali Chaos Expected As Australian Drug Convict Corby Deported

Tourists and residents alike can expect delays and traffic congestion around Kuta, Bali, over the next week as international media swarms the holiday hotspot ahead of...

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Foreign Investment Welcome, Jokowi Tells Beijing Forum

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has once again taken to the world’s stage, touting Indonesia as an attractive hub for foreign investment. During his address at the...

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Bandung Police Smash Motorcycle Theft Gang

Police in Bandung arrested six members of a motorcycle theft gang in an effort to crackdown on crime in the area, a police spokesman said Friday, May 12. The suspects...

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Sanur Death Case Breakthrough

Investigations into the suspicious death of an Australian man earlier this week in Sanur, Bali, continue after police discovered blood not belonging to the victim....

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Tourist Killed in Bali Magic Mushrooms Misadventure

A 23-year-old Singaporean tourist died on Saturday, May 6, after reportedly falling from a balcony in Bali while under the influence of ‘magic mushrooms.’

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