Akhyari Hananto
@akhyari

Akhyari Hananto

http://www.goodnewsfromindonesia.org

I began my career in the banking industry in 1997, and stayed approx 6 years in it. This industry boost his knowledge about the economic condition in Indonesia, both macro and micro, and how to understand it. My banking career continued in Yogyakarta when I joined in a program funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB),as the coordinator for a program aimed to help improve the quality of learning and teaching process in private universities in Yogyakarta. When the earthquake stroke Yogyakarta, I chose to join an international NGO working in the area of ?disaster response and management, which allows me to help rebuild the city, as well as other disaster-stricken area in Indonesia. I went on to become the coordinator for emergency response in the Asia Pacific region. Then I was assigned for 1 year in Cambodia, as a country coordinator mostly to deliver developmental programs (water and sanitation, education, livelihood). In 2009, he continued his career as a protocol and HR officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Surabaya, and two years later I joined the Political and Economic Section until now, where i have to deal with extensive range of people and government officials, as well as private and government institution troughout eastern Indonesia. I am the founder and Editor-in-Chief in Good News From Indonesia (GNFI), a growing and influential social media movement, and was selected as one of The Most Influential Netizen 2011 by The Marketeers magazine. I also wrote a book on "Fundamentals of Disaster Management in 2007"?, "Good News From Indonesia : Beragam Prestasi Anak Bangsa di dunia"? which was luanched in August 2013, and "Indonesia Bersyukur"? which is launched in Sept 2013. In 2014, 3 books were released in which i was one of the writer; "Indonesia Pelangi Dunia"?, "Indonesia The Untold Stories"? and "Growing! Meretas Jalan Kejayaan" I give lectures to students in lectures nationwide, sharing on full range of issues, from economy, to diplomacy

The Time For Indonesia Is NOW!

The Time For Indonesia Is NOW!

Susilo rides the momentum By Karim Raslan ASEAN can expect a far more assertive Indonesia given the Democrats’ success in last month’s Legislative polls. LAST Friday in Bandung, capital of West Java, incumbent President and Democrat party leader Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY) amazed the assembled crowd with a rare display of bravado during

New Kid On The Block: J.Co

New Kid On The Block: J.Co

It was only in 2007, when I was in Jakarta. My wife forced me to take her and my daughter to a J.Co counter. I did not really know what J.co was, until she said, ''It's a donuts stall''. I was not really interested in donuts, it only made my

Australian Tourists To Bali Up 14 Pct

Australian Tourists To Bali Up 14 Pct

Denpasar, May 17, 2009 - The number of Australian tourists visiting Bali in the first quarter of 2009 rose 24.85 percent to 71,970 from 57,647 in the same period last year. ANTARA News reported. "The Australian tourists accounted for 14.67 percent of the total tourists coming to the Island of Paradise

Indonesia To Lead UN Force In Somalia

Indonesia To Lead UN Force In Somalia

Indonesia is willing to lead peace keeping force in Somalia after receiving request from the United Nations, Indonesian military spokesman Sargom Tambun said here Thursday.The spokesman said that currently the Indonesian force was inventorying its top officers to be selected for the position. "There has been a request from the forces

How Are You In Q1 2009?

How Are You In Q1 2009?

I watched Channel Newsasia last nite and found a relieving news that Indonesia's economy (still) grows 4.4% Jan-March 2009. This is the worst growth in the last 5 years. Well, this is quite shocking because : - Once economists predicted that Indonesia's economy would dip below zero in the first quarter. -

The Biggest Satellite Over The Sky

The Biggest Satellite Over The Sky

Indonesia's Media Nusantara Citra (MNC), the biggest media network in Southeast Asia launched IndoStar II, the biggest S-band satellite over the sky (China will have the bigger one... not in the near future). This is a true leap-frogging toward the media industry in Indonesia, as well as in the region. Indonesia

We Are (Still) Strong

We Are (Still) Strong

// I was in one country outside Indonesia and I met with someone, which eventually I knew that he was an army soldier. We had a coffee together in the outskirt of the capital; we had a very interesting discussion. Well, at least, the topic was really really interesting

Lion Air Flies JAY JAY Route

Lion Air Flies JAY JAY Route

Finally, the news comes. Lion Air will start serving Jakarta - Jeddah route (heheh... I call it ''Jay Jay Route'') on 28 June 2009, using wide-bodied Boeing B747-400. This is going to be Lion Air's first big aircraft and 3rd overseas destination. This is part of Lion Air's expansion plan,

Marvelous Children

Marvelous Children

Marvelous Children It was a regional meeting in which participants were representatives from ASEAN and South Asian countries, like Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Cambodia, and some more. My group had finished the FGD session, and someone suddenly whispered to me, ''Indonesia is probably the host to the most brightest students

SHIA Terminal 3 Is Finally Launched

SHIA Terminal 3 Is Finally Launched

SHIA Terminal 3 is Finally Launched Brand spanking new: A procession of dancing ladies grace the entrance of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport's brand spanking new Terminal 3, which was officially opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday (4/28/2009) afternoon. The terminal, which carries a carrying capacity of four million passengers per