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

The World In 2050

The World In 2050

A report by PriceWaterhouse Coopers predicts that by 2050 the Indonesian economy will have grown to almost 20% the size of the US economy. Well, GNFI is sure, Indonesia economy can grow as much as 25-27% of US economy sometimes in 2035. That is gonna be a quantum leap for

1st Indonesian Channel In Europe, Now Thinking BIG

1st Indonesian Channel In Europe, Now Thinking BIG

I am sure you still remember that GNFI has posted about some Indonesia's channel assessed worldwide, like ITV, FirstNews, and Garuda TV. Well, Garuda TV, the first Indonesian Channel in Europe, is unique as it was first designed to only serve in Netherlands. Now, it invades Belgium (using Bali and

A New Union In Asia Pacific?

A New Union In Asia Pacific?

Well, it is not a new issue, it's been here and there since May 2009. I think the formation of Asia Pacific Community is a brilliant idea. We are aware that economic and strategic weight is shifting inevitably to Asia. Asia is host to many powers, Japan and South Korea

The Flying Fighters Will Arrive

The Flying Fighters Will Arrive

Indonesia is ready to buy another attack helicopter MI-35 from Russia. This will add to the fleet that had arrived last year. Indonesia is also said to develop its very own national light attack-helicopter starting 2010. This will significantly save the defense budget and can be allocated for long-range bomber,

Vacheron Constantin With Indonesian Faces

Vacheron Constantin With Indonesian Faces

Vacheron Constantin is a Swiss manufacturer of prestigious watches and a brand of the Richemont group. It currently employs around 400 people worldwide, most of whom are based in the manufacturing plant; a modern building in Geneva. The brand is established in almost 80 countries around the world, distributed through

Indosat Leads The Way

Indosat Leads The Way

Indosat, one of the most innovative telecom providers in Indonesia, just announced that it would invest at least $12 million to install BTS (Base Transceiver Station) in 48 commercial airplanes serving international routes. It will spend at least $250,o00 per plane for this purpose, to enable you, me, and

Wise Australians

Wise Australians

SYDNEY - Jetstar, Virgin Blue and Garuda airlines have told The Age newspaper that Australian government advice to reconsider travelling to Indonesia, including Bali, was not deterring passengers from visiting the tourist hot-spot. Australians are being warned by the Federal Government of a high risk of another terrorist attack in

Short Interuption (Only)

Short Interuption (Only)

By PATRICK WALUJO My first reaction on hearing about the bombings was panic. I was still at home having breakfast when my driver rushed, choked in tears, telling me that there were explosions at the Ritz Carlton and JW Marriott, only a 10-minute drive away. I run a Indonesian private equity

Bali Named The Best Island... Again!

Bali Named The Best Island... Again!

Travel + Leisure Magazine has concluded its annual survey of the discerning travelers who comprise its readership asking them to name their favorite cities, islands, hotels, resorts, airlines, cruise ships and even rental car agencies. Bali: World's Best Island For many years, Bali consistently ranked as the world's best island in the

A Good News For ASEAN

A Good News For ASEAN

Reconstructing ASEAN: Challenges for the 21st Century Ten years ago, Southeast Asia was still reeling from the Asian financial crisis of 1997, with millions of people impoverished, President Soeharto driven out of office, and ASEAN economies wrecked. The East Asian Miracle had been jolted, Asian values discredited, the ASEAN Way undermined.