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

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

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks Last night, I watched Aljazeera and found that Malaysia is ready to liberalize its banking and insurance sector. I was a bit surprised to know that, since Malaysia has long been known as very protective in service sector. It was actually aimed to strengthen  its domestic financial

The Telecommunication GIANT of Southeast Asia

The Telecommunication GIANT of Southeast Asia

It is always said that SingTel, Singapore's telecom company, is the largest phone company in southeast asia. You will find different thing in Malaysia. There, people say that TM (Telekom Malaysia) is the biggest in the region. I am not sure how the calculated that, and claimed to be the

Chindonesia Escapes From Danger

Chindonesia Escapes From Danger

I read The Jakarta Post this morning and I found a long long article regarding the only 3 countries in Asia which are virtually safe from being eaten by the global downturn. Well, in that article, the three countries are not very safe and sound, they're also badly affected, but in minimal

Indonesian TV in Netherland

Indonesian TV in Netherland

Indonesian TV in Netherland // To create a window for the Dutch to see Indonesia in their homes, Indonesia created Garuda TV that provides its subscribers with quality real-time news from Indonesia, Indonesian entertainment (movies, TV series, dances, traditional theaters, comedy, modern music, traditional music, and also the phenomenal