Dozens of tearful family members huddled at the Surabaya and Singapore airports, anxiously awaiting news of loved ones.
Did the airline file a flight plan that took account of the weather en route from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore?
More than a tenth of Surabaya's population is Chinese and their commercial influence dominates the whole city.
She had been suffering so with her teeth, said one; she had gone to Surabaya to see the dentist.
Surabaya is larger than Batavia and has a population of more than one hundred and fifty thousand.
He hated every berth he had ever had: he now hated his office at Surabaya.
The town of Surabaya is situated one league from the mouth of the river, and it can only be reached by towing up the stream.
Since the opening of the railway to Surabaya it has greatly declined, and its warehouses and dwelling-houses are largely deserted.
Gordon sends back small parcels of trade but sends a lot of gold dust to a fellow in Surabaya—old capital of Java, y' know.
Why, yes—just before we dropped anchor in Surabaya a boat came off with fresh provisions that Mr. Houten had ordered by telegraph.