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 Continues To Grow

Indonesia Continues To Grow

Indonesia's robust economy continues to grow Indonesia has proved to be less exposed to the global recession than many of its neighbours, and its economy expanded by 4.2% year on year in the first half of 2009. As a result, the Economist Intelligence Unit has revised up its forecast for real

Chindonesia Getting Prepared For G-20 Summit

Chindonesia Getting Prepared For G-20 Summit

CHINA [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Shanghai, one of China's signs of boom"][/caption] The global downturn failed to prevent China overtaking Germany as the world's third-largest economy. In fact, China's economy has shown signs of improvement recently, with the annual growth rates of both industrial output and retail sales rising in July. But the

Launching Indonesia Eximbank

Launching Indonesia Eximbank

The Export Financing Agency, more popularly known as Indonesia Eximbank, that the Indonesia's government launched last week is the country’s first full-fledged credit agency for financing foreign trade, similar to its counterparts in developed economies, such as the Ex-Im Bank in the United States. Indonesia Eximbank is not a conventional bank

Esia Aiming Asia

Esia Aiming Asia

It is undoubtedly obvious that Bakrie group has become the giant in Southeast Asia, especially its endurance during the wave of global financial crisis. BUMI Resources, Bakrie's wing for coal mining, has been the backbone of Indonesia's stock market for quite sometimes. Bakrieland is reportedly eyeing to aquire land for

The Best Memory On Earth Is In Indonesia

The Best Memory On Earth Is In Indonesia

Dominic Brain, a 12-year-old boy from Kuta in Badung district, has had his name entered into the Guinness Book of World Records after proving his ability to recollect a 76-digit figure in only 60 minutes. The son of Gidion Hindartho showed his extraordinary ability in a record-breaking test organized by

Nato, Its Soldiers, And Solo

Nato, Its Soldiers, And Solo

What do you know about NATO? NATO is undoubtedly the strongest military alliance on this planet where world's strongest armed forces allied in the post world war II to defend themselves from the communist bloc in eastern Europe and USSR. Until this very moment, NATO still exists and becomes the

Indonesian Assault Rifle Now Goes Global

Indonesian Assault Rifle Now Goes Global

Indonesian-made rifle The SS-1 (short for Indonesian Senapan Serbu 1, "Assault Rifle 1") is the standard assault rifle of the Indonesian armed forces. It is based on the FNC rifle but modified in order to meet ergonomic and tropical environment needs. The SS-1 is manufactured by PT Pindad, Bandung, Indonesia. [caption

Indonesia's Quiet Revolution Bodes Well For Indonesia-Australia

Indonesia's Quiet Revolution Bodes Well For Indonesia-Australia

By Tom Colebath, Economics Editor, The Age Daily, Australia Our next door neighbour is booming politically and economically. THIS year, most of the world's economic growth will take place in China. Much of the rest will be in India. But the third biggest source of global growth will be right next door:

Best Of The Best From Martha Tilaar

Best Of The Best From Martha Tilaar

Indonesian company, Martha Tilaar, has won the ASEAN Business Award as Best of the Best in Innovative Industry in big company category. The announcement was made in Bangkok, Thailand, during ASEAN Business Award ceremony. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="420" caption="Some of Martha Tilaar products sold in the Philipines"][/caption] The Indonesia health-cosmetic company Martha

Indonesia Is Quicker Than Thought

Indonesia Is Quicker Than Thought

China's government has turned around its economy far faster than most thought possible, to 7.9% in the second quarter. Even if the surge moderates in coming quarters, many analysts say China will very nearly meet its target of an 8% expansion for all of 2009. In the first quarter,