East java - updates

Rappler's latest stories on East java


2 families staged Indonesian suicide bombings – police

May 14, 2018 - 10:58 AM

(4th UPDATE) The spate of bombings has rocked Indonesia, with the Islamic State group claiming both the church and police station attacks

EXPLOSION. Screenshot of explosion from CCTV courtesy of Surabaya police office

Indonesia digs up cemetery to search for WWII sailors' bones

Feb 27, 2018 - 8:40 PM

Local officials dig up a cemetery at Brondong in East Java to search for the remains, dumped there after being taken from the WWII shipwrecks

Scandal-hit Indonesian football chief deported from Singapore

Jun 01, 2016 - 6:40 PM

His deportation ends La Nyalla Mattalitti s more than two months on the run

DEPORTED. The Indonesian chief was deported from Singapore after overstaying his visa. Photo by Rivan Early Lingga / AFP

Want to see an Iceland-like volcano? Visit Ijen in Indonesia

Nov 20, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Mt Ijen in Indonesia is one of only two volcanoes in the world that emit blue flames from its crater – the other volcano is in Iceland

STUNNING IJEN. The crater of the Ijen Volcano holds the largest highly acidic lake in the world. Photo by Natashya Gutierrez

Basic Energy in talks with Malaysian firm for oil venture

Jun 21, 2013 - 4:28 AM

The parties jointly owns a company that seeks to manage and operate oil wells in Indonesia

IN TALKS. Listed energy firm Basic Energy Corp. is in talks with Malaysian firm Petrosolve Sdn Bhd to manage and supervise oil wells in Indonesia. Screenshot from Basic Energy's official website