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

Crisis-proof Nation

Crisis-proof Nation

Not only only have I been asked by readers, as well as friends, on how Indonesia's position is in this global economic turmoil. I answered to that question swiftly, "I do not know, dudes!" But, those highly-educated economists in Asian Development Bank (ADB) know it well. I got this from

Let's 'Invade' Australia

Let's 'Invade' Australia

Few months ago, Lion Air informed us that they'd take over (or join - can't remember) one Brisbane-based airline, SkyWorld Air, to start serving Australian routes. Only yesterday, I found in one New Zealand-based website, that it is confirmed that Indonesian giant, PT Rajawali Corp would acquire Sheraton Mirage Gold

Julia Roberts' New Movie In Bali

Julia Roberts' New Movie In Bali

Variety reports that Hollywood stars Julia Roberts and Richard Jenkins have signed to play in the filming of Elizabeth Gilbert's international bestseller "Eat, Pray, Love". [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="295" caption="Directed by Ryan Murphy, the Paramount Production tells the story of the recently divorced author's search for self-discovery during a journey across Italy,

Indonesian Technology Czar

Indonesian Technology Czar

This is what I got from answer. com when I googled ''Habibie'': An aeronautical engineer who became Indonesia's minister of technical development and eventually its president, B.J. Habibie (born 1936) was a lifelong devotee of Indonesian dictator Suharto. When student riots and economic turmoil forced Suharto from office, he named Habibie

(A real) Unity, in (a real) Diversity: Indonesia

(A real) Unity, in (a real) Diversity: Indonesia

I bought a good book (2nd hand) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It's a World Geography updated edition written by Thomas J Baerwald and Celeste Fraser. I bought this book because it describes certain nation in details mainly on its people, culture, and custom. Furnished with amazing pictures of villages all

Indonesia: in Comparison with Vietnam

Indonesia: in Comparison with Vietnam

I happened to read a great book about Vietnam War against United States. Trust me, I love history books more than any book, I have huge collection of World War II books, and I can spend all night to share and discuss about historical events, especially about historic wars. Now,

Indonesian Blackberry

Indonesian Blackberry

My friend, Dindit, was a BlackBerry lover, which was to me very annoying when ceaseless beeps coming from his gadget. Almost every 40 seconds, he got at least one YM or Gtalk message, Facebook message, or email. Damn! It was sooo annoying. Then, I happened to become a BlackBerry subscriber

A Letter From Maryland

A Letter From Maryland

Indonesia's missing essential ingredient Tasa Nugraza Barley,  Maryland, US I believe every relationship requires at least three elements in order to succeed. Those three elements are love, trust, and communication. Imagine if one of these elements is missing from a relationship, say, between a husband and a wife. They may have love and

Optimistic Indonesians

Optimistic Indonesians

By the Numbers Published Apr 11, 2009 From the magazine issue dated Apr 20, 2009 A WorldPublicOpinion.org poll on the impact of the financial crisis on families shows that citizens in developing economies are feeling the worst pinch from restricted credit—and that high food prices are worrying one and all: 100 Percentage of polled countries

Indonesia Vs Thailand (again)

Indonesia Vs Thailand (again)

HERE in Bali, life is seen as a search for balance between the forces of galungan (good) and kuningan (bad), the festivities celebrating the triumph of the former over the latter having been recently completed. The furious red-shirted demonstrators seized army tanks in Thailand In Southeast Asia last week, we saw this