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

INDONESIA Will Remain STRONG

INDONESIA Will Remain STRONG

How could this be Our country tis' of thee Have faced such a tragedy That our nation was never meant to see An act of coward To of which we have seen before Prayer, hope, and wishes galore But ever will our Indonesian Flag soar At half staff To represent our obvious wrath That of course we will surpass Then our

Another Story From CHINDONESIA

Another Story From CHINDONESIA

Jim O’Neill will long be known for coining BRICs. Ten years from now, Nicholas Cashmore may enjoy similar notoriety for another addition to the investor lexicon. The money phrase put forth in 2001 by O’Neill, London-based chief economist at Goldman Sachs Group, refers to Brazil, Russia, India and China. BRICs is

Indonesia Rising

Indonesia Rising

This article was written by a friend of mine, Francisco Lara Jr. Lara is a Research Associate at the Crisis States Research Center (CSRC), Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics. What he has to say is sufficiently timely and important for me to cede this space to him today.

Indonesia's Car Exports

Indonesia's Car Exports

I have posted in GNFI few months ago, regarding UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization) report in 2008 which put Indonesia in top 15 of World's biggest automakers. That put Indonesia above the other two automaker in ASEAN, which are Thailand (#2) and Malaysia (#3). Not so many people know that

Indonesia's Massive Telecom Industry

Indonesia's Massive Telecom Industry

By Yudha Satya, a GNFI contributor July 15th, 2009 I was surprised by this headline a month ago : Two Mobile Phone Giants (Nokia and Samsung) Head-To-Head in Indonesia. I’m asking to myself, why? And I found some interesting facts about mobile phone development in Indonesia. Allow me to share with you. Fact 1: The

A New Giant Will Be Born

A New Giant Will Be Born

What will happen if a tiger marries a lion? Each has its own special expertise, quality, and superiority. I am sure, the ''new family'' will become very powerful. This is going to happen soon in Indonesia. An Indonesia's internationally-famous Medco Energy, will merge with Indonesian state-owned oil company Pertamina to

Investing In The Land Where The Sun Sets

Investing In The Land Where The Sun Sets

GNFI once posted an article about Indonesia's state-owned constructor PT Wijaya Karya, Tbk (WiKa) which set up a concrete factories in Libya in 2008. In 2006-2007, Wika had also completed the establishment of similar factories in neighboring Aljazair, along with 63 bridges connecting areas in the east and south. Following those

Indonesia May Be Outgrowing ASEAN

Indonesia May Be Outgrowing ASEAN

Indonesia may be outgrowing ASEAN By Barry Wain for The Straits Times This week's Indonesian election was more than a personal triumph for the winner, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Consolidation one of the most remarkable political transformation in history, the election was a victory for the entire nation, the fourth most populous

Indonesia In The Rising Power Club

Indonesia In The Rising Power Club

Indonesia, an emerging market, is becoming one of the world's top performers. Morgan Stanley recently suggested the country could be included among the likes of Brazil, Russia, India and China, which together make up the BRIC group of fast-growing economies in the developing world. And nobody really disagreed. Whether BRIC will become

The Most Influential Person In Indonesia?

The Most Influential Person In Indonesia?

The most influential person in Indonesia? As Indonesia dodges the global economic crisis bullet, Sri Mulyani, a woman educated in America, has become a star. By Peter Gelling - GlobalPost Published: June 25, 2009 15:13 ET -A +A Page 2 of 2 During an audit of the tax agency she found a dearth of