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

More Images Of SHIA Terminal 3

More Images Of SHIA Terminal 3

Above are the recent images of newly opened SHIA Terminal 3. Pics taken from here.

Indonesia's Next Presidential Car?

Indonesia's Next Presidential Car?

It is very common to have a presidential car which is made inside the country. You may ask Nikolas Sarkozy, he has Citroen and Peugeot as his formal car, Angela Merkel undoubtedly with Mercedez-Benz, Lee Myung Bak with Hyundai, Obama with Cadillac, and many more samples. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="366" caption="Esemka DIGDAYA (Double-cabin

Indonesian Student Outperforms Harvard And LSE Students

Indonesian Student Outperforms Harvard And LSE Students

Shofwan Al-Banna Choiruzzad, an Indonesian student, has remarkably won a prestigious award at The 39th St Gallen Symposium held in Switzerland, early this May 2009. The St. Gallen Symposium is a unique platform that offers 200 outstanding students from all over the world an opportunity to engage in a dialog with today’s

Simple Economy Part II: Can Indonesia Achieve A Double Digit GDP Growth?

Simple Economy Part II: Can Indonesia Achieve A Double Digit GDP Growth?

Indonesia's presidential candidates have delivered a strong message to all voters, that once they're elected, they'll strive for higher GDP growth in times ahead.  The incumbent Yudhoyono said Indonesia will achieve a strong and sustainable 7% growth starting 2014,  Kalla and his pair were sure that Indonesia can start enjoying

Indonesia Upgraded

Indonesia Upgraded

I found this at www.economist.com, one of the most reliable analytical economic magazine on earth. However, Economist.com sometimes lapsed when their forecast eventually was proven wrong. In Q1 2009, Indonesia's economy grew by 4.4%, which is the 3rd highest in Asia (after China, and India), and GNFI believes Indonesia economy

Learning From Disaster

Learning From Disaster

GNFI was deeply saddened by the news of Hercules crash in East Java which said to have taken more than 100 lives. I think this kind of fatality has been here and there in Indonesia, with almost the same cause: aging military transport. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Airbus Beluga"][/caption] [caption id="" align="aligncenter"

Aircrafts Made In Indonesia, How Are You?

Aircrafts Made In Indonesia, How Are You?

If it could answer, it would say ''I am good, and getting bigger''. Why is that? Indonesia just received an order from Qatar Airforce for PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI)'s CN-235 not so long ago. As posted in GNFI many months back, CN 235's active clients are Philippine, Korea, UAE, Malaysia,

The First Sukhoi Superjet In Southeast Asia

The First Sukhoi Superjet In Southeast Asia

Did you know that Russia has successfully developed its very own passenger jet (middle range)? I bet you did. It's been world widely informed that engineers from Italy, France, and Russia have designed, developed, and assembled the first Russian passenger jet. The name is The  Sukhoi Superjet 100. The Sukhoi Superjet 100 is

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