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

A Home-Made Radar Is Ready To Sail

A Home-Made Radar Is Ready To Sail

By Yudha Satya, GNFI Contributor Indonesian Sea Radar (ISRA), the first supervisory radar created by the researchers of the Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia (LIPI) has been finally launched. The radar is used to help the sea and air transport regulation, weather observation, territory mapping, as well as navigation. “ISRA is a

MLM For The Blind

MLM For The Blind

The United Nations in 2006 came up with the universal design convention for the disabled to assure equal rights when living in a world that, more often than not, marginalizes them. Take books, for example. Even though Braille was invented decades ago, access to books for visually impaired people is still

Technology Lends A Hand

Technology Lends A Hand

By Anissa S. Febrina Imagine a life without books or computers. Now, imagine a life full of them but where you don’t have the sight to read the pages or the physical ability to make a mouse click. Imagining either scenario is equally difficult for most of us, but the latter is

Modern Cities Of Indonesia

Modern Cities Of Indonesia

When I was still working in Jakarta, I lived somewhere 30 km away from the city center, where trees and greens were completely part of my surrounding. Everyday I had to drive trough two newly-developed modern town, Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) and Bintaro Jaya. Both have turned itself into modern

Sri Mulyani Is Still Powerful

Sri Mulyani Is Still Powerful

Again, Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for the Economy Sri Mulyani Indrawati was listed in 's 100 most powerful women according to Forbes magazine edition August 2009. Last year, Forbes also listed Sri Mulyani in World's most powerful woman 2008. In 2006 and 2008, Mulyani was elected as the best Economic Minister

Highschool-Made Aircraft

Highschool-Made Aircraft

Do you know how many countries in this planet have the ability to create aircrafts? Trust me, not many. Indonesia is one of the few, which produces commercial and military aircrafts. The only one in Southeast Asia. Along with Brazil, and Iran, Indonesia represents the pride of aviation products from developing

Indonesia Independence Day Special: Indonesia’s Economy Has Weathered Global Crisis

Indonesia Independence Day Special: Indonesia’s Economy Has Weathered Global Crisis

By Gatot Abdullah Mansyur (Indonesia's CG for Saudi Arabia) for GNFI and ArabNews On the auspicious occasion of the commemoration of the 64th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia, I wish to extend my heartiest felicitation to the Indonesian community living in Western region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Aug. 17

China, Indonesia, And The Trade

China, Indonesia, And The Trade

Trade value between Indonesia and China was down by 20 percent year-on-year to $11.7 billion in the first half this year. The trade value reduction in the first half this year was due to the impact of global economic crisis and was the first to occur since 2001. The trade value

Gold Medals Become Our Daily Routine

Gold Medals Become Our Daily Routine

The contingent of Indonesian students grabbed 13 gold medals, 22 silver medals, and 38 bronze medals in the fifth International Mathematics Contest in Singapore on August 22-23, 2009. Indonesia successfully won 73 medals in the contest, and won the contest. The contingent's leader from Science Division said in the contest which

World’s Longest Bridge Is A Step Closer To Reality

World’s Longest Bridge Is A Step Closer To Reality

Indonesia’s plan to build the world’s longest suspension bridge to connect Java and Sumatra moved a step closer to completion when a study was presented to the central government. Completion of the “pre-feasibility” study for the planned 32-kilometer bridge, with an estimated price tag of $10.07 billion, came almost two years