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

KIA, Asia's Middle Power

KIA, Asia's Middle Power

Jonas Parello-Plesner works as senior advisor with the Danish government on Asian affairs and is currently meeting with think tanks, experts and commentators in East Asia’s major cities researching political integration. China and India (Chindia) is on everybody’s lips when talking about rising Asia. Then what is KIA? A car, most people

Signs Of Growth

Signs Of Growth

East Java has long been known as one of Indonesia's economic locomotive, hosting Surabaya as its capital. East Javanese are confident to outperform Indonesia's economic growth. Well, GNFI will post about this seriously in the future. Bear with us, stay tune! Now, let's take a look at West Java province. It

Indonesia In 2020 - Your Thoughts Matter (Part III)

Indonesia In 2020 - Your Thoughts Matter (Part III)

Arya Lukito, Carbon Energy Expert, Phnom Penh (Cambodia) Indonesia 2020, hmm...its difficult for me to have clear imagination on how it would looks like. Advanced ? high tech living ? Anyhow, according to my perception, Indonesia will most likely transforming itself into an advance and fast growing nation as we see

Growing At The Fastest Pace

Growing At The Fastest Pace

Indonesia’s economy expanded 4 percent in the second quarter, the fastest pace in Southeast Asia, as low borrowing costs and the re-election of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono buoyed consumer spending. Gross domestic product grew faster than the 3.8 percent median forecast of 17 economists in a Bloomberg News survey, compared with 4.4 percent

A Shot At National Pride

A Shot At National Pride

Text by Julia Suryakusuma Looking at Indonesia today, what do we have to be proud of? Here's one tip: not politicians! But putting our disappointing friends in the DPR to one side, I think we Indonesians actually have a lot to be proud of, even if we sometimes forget it. That's why

Global Wing Of Telkom Indonesia

Global Wing Of Telkom Indonesia

The telecommunication business today is growing vastly and rapidly. Globalization also being a part of the daily life of the people that cannot be separated. One of the major activities to promote the above globalization is the growth of leading edge technology of the telecommunications that happens from time to

Densus 88 Makes Us Proud Again

Densus 88 Makes Us Proud Again

It has been highly publicized worldwide about the great skill of Special Detachment 88 (Densus 88), Indonesia's Anti-Terror squad. It had captured many terrorist fugitives, including Dr. Azahari, the mastermind of serial bombings in Indonesia. Just about 10 hours ago, it made us proud again by storming terrorist hideout and

Indonesia, Russia, And The SUPERJET

Indonesia, Russia, And The SUPERJET

Several months ago, GNFI wrote about Indonesia's Kartika Airlines order of 15 units of Superjet 100, a highly-praised Russian commercial jet which amazed thousands of visitors at Le Bourget Airshow in France. Kartika Airlines has tentatively agreed to become the Asian launch customer for the Superjet 100, with a potential

World's Best Special Force

World's Best Special Force

Discovery Channel Military edition 2008 broadcasted the world's best elite forces. Elite forces from around the globe was measured by its performance and skill (not by the military technology), where military experts and analyst across the globe were invited to give their judgments. Here's the Top 3 : 1. United Kingdom's

Indonesia's Latest Research Ship

Indonesia's Latest Research Ship

Indonesia's Energy Department launched the latest geological and oil reserve survey tool, the Geomarin III which would improve the country's ability to detect oil reserves in the deep sea. Geomarine III is the third geological survey ship to support the first two ships with ability of detecting reserves in shallow waters,