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

Indonesian Ally

Indonesian Ally

One of Indonesia's Closest Allies Indonesian former foreign minister, the late Ali Alatas, the pioneer of peace in Cambodia Indonesia has long been Cambodia's closest friend in the region since many years back, not to mention the Cambodian influence in Java many hundreds years back. Indonesia was one of the most

Jakarta's Very Own Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)

Jakarta's Very Own Mass Rapid Transit (MRT)

Jakarta is very serious in the development of transportation infrastructures to ease the congestion in the city streets. Since Transjakarta busway system is not really reducing the traffic jam, Jakarta is gearing up to kick off the development of Jakarta's very own MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) system, which will be

10% Economic Growth is (Always) Possible

10% Economic Growth is (Always) Possible

I had a very interesting discussion with a friend from Canada regarding economic growth. We tried together to select some significant factors which can lead to huge GDP growth; I personally believe that economic high-growth is almost certain to reap substantial long-term benefit in terms of poverty reduction and wider

Overtaking Business

Overtaking Business

Mexico, Indonesia, and Turkey are in a favorable position to become the new generation of emerging economies to have significant impact on the global economy, claims Grant Thornton International. Following on from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR)  into the impact of the BRIC economies

World's Best New Hotels 2009

World's Best New Hotels 2009

Indonesia, has long been known to be the host for best hotel on planet earth. Once I watched a television program in the UK that mentioned Amankilla hotel in Bali was included in 10th world's best hotel. Forbes Traveler has picked 50 new best hotels worldwide, with this stunning result: - France

Yes, We Are Confident!

Yes, We Are Confident!

When a country receives more international flights, it will only means 4 things : 1. It symbolizes the growth of economy in that country 2. It gains more international confidence toward that country 3. It means the tourism industry is growing 4. It also means that the countrymen travel overseas more. I've been posting many

Crisis-proof Nation

Crisis-proof Nation

Not only only have I been asked by readers, as well as friends, on how Indonesia's position is in this global economic turmoil. I answered to that question swiftly, "I do not know, dudes!" But, those highly-educated economists in Asian Development Bank (ADB) know it well. I got this from

Let's 'Invade' Australia

Let's 'Invade' Australia

Few months ago, Lion Air informed us that they'd take over (or join - can't remember) one Brisbane-based airline, SkyWorld Air, to start serving Australian routes. Only yesterday, I found in one New Zealand-based website, that it is confirmed that Indonesian giant, PT Rajawali Corp would acquire Sheraton Mirage Gold

Julia Roberts' New Movie In Bali

Julia Roberts' New Movie In Bali

Variety reports that Hollywood stars Julia Roberts and Richard Jenkins have signed to play in the filming of Elizabeth Gilbert's international bestseller "Eat, Pray, Love". [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="295" caption="Directed by Ryan Murphy, the Paramount Production tells the story of the recently divorced author's search for self-discovery during a journey across Italy,

Indonesian Technology Czar

Indonesian Technology Czar

This is what I got from answer. com when I googled ''Habibie'': An aeronautical engineer who became Indonesia's minister of technical development and eventually its president, B.J. Habibie (born 1936) was a lifelong devotee of Indonesian dictator Suharto. When student riots and economic turmoil forced Suharto from office, he named Habibie