Indonesian constitutional court (Mahkamah konstitusi) recent ruling - Lumpur Sidoarjo

Mahkamah konstitusi is the highest court in Indonesia that rules on the constitutionality of laws & regulations passed by government bodies.

Natural trigger for the Lusi mud eruption

The Lusi mud eruption that began in Indonesia in 2006, and is ongoing, could have been triggered by amplified seismic waves from a large earthquake in the region two days previously, reports a study published this week in Nature Geoscience.

Lapindo Says All Mudflow Victims Will Be Fully Compensated By May

Oil and gas company Minarak Lapindo Jaya said on Wednesday that all victims of the mudflow disaster in East Java would be fully compensated by the end of May.

Mudflow victims education neglected

The health of students at two elementary schools and two kindergartens in Pejarakan and Besuki villages, which have yet to be relocated at the hot mudflow disaster in Sidoarjo, East Java, is at risk because of the methane gas they breathe.

Sidoarjo mud volcano retaining wall section sinks

A 50-meter section of a retaining wall built to stem the flow of mud from the ongoing mud volcano disaster in Siring village, Porong district in Sidoarjo, East Java, started to sink on Thursday.