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 Most Influential Person In Indonesia?

The Most Influential Person In Indonesia?

The most influential person in Indonesia? As Indonesia dodges the global economic crisis bullet, Sri Mulyani, a woman educated in America, has become a star. By Peter Gelling - GlobalPost Published: June 25, 2009 15:13 ET -A +A Page 2 of 2 During an audit of the tax agency she found a dearth of

Chindonesia

Chindonesia

Indonesia’s economy may double in the next six years as the world’s biggest exporter of power- station coal and largest producer of palm oil taps surging demand from India and China.  China, India and Indonesia will generate $10 trillion of wealth for investors by 2015. Nicholas Cashmore, head of Indonesia

Indonesia Wins... Again

Indonesia Wins... Again

Indonesian students from Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) won a Microsoft international computer software competition held in Cairo, Egypt. The students who joined Big Bang team brushed aside Brazilian team to seize the championship in mobile device category competed in the Imagine Cup 2009 competition. The Indonesian students brought their originally-created

Indonesia For A Better World

Indonesia For A Better World

Sidney Morning Herald Tom Allard Herald Correspondent in Jakarta July 10, 2009 THE Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, is expected to promote a more assertive foreign policy during his second term, leveraging the country's status as an international standard bearer of democracy and moderate Islam. The retired general and moderate reformist is believed to

The Time Is NOW

The Time Is NOW

Indonesia is re-emerging as one of the world's hottest developing economies, a remarkable turnaround for a country that was once widely viewed as a basket case. Despite the global financial crisis, Indonesia's economy is on track to grow nearly 4% this year, making it one of only a handful of major

Candle In Any Given Darkness

Candle In Any Given Darkness

THE election is a triumph for Indonesia and for President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. It is a development of strategic good fortune for Australia of epic proportions. If, as Paul Keating often argued, the rise of Suharto in the mid-1960s was the greatest beneficial strategic act for Australia in the post-war period,

Indonesian Woman In World's Sexiest Female Politicians

Indonesian Woman In World's Sexiest Female Politicians

Indonesian beauty gets world recognition. It is proven by the inclusion of the name Angelina Sondakh as one of the sexiest female politicians in the world. She is a member of the House of Representatives (DPR) and ranked 19 (another website cited her rank at the 23rd), based on the

Merpati Nusantara Airlines Grows

Merpati Nusantara Airlines Grows

I have been posting many articles about Indonesian airlines like Garuda Indonesia, Mandala, Batavia Air, Lion Air, Kartika Air, but never this die-hard Merpati Airlines. I will post more about this in GNFI next entries (pealse remind me and stay tune). - Well, Merpati Airlines, a state-owned airline, is mostly operating in

Giorgio Armani Hotel To Open In Lombok

Giorgio Armani Hotel To Open In Lombok

Indonesia will soon welcome its first ever Giorgio Armani hotel which will be located at the beach of Mandalika, Lombok. This will be built in parallel with the Ritz at the same location. The resort will be jointly built by Indonesian Government and Emaar Group Dubai with total investment of

High Hope On FDI

High Hope On FDI

Indonesia has set to achieve 10% jump in investment (FDI and LDI) in 2009. In 2008, Indonesia booked net FDI of $17 billion, the highest in Southeast Asia. Whether Indonesia remains competitive to attract foreign investors, and remains top destination in ASEAN countries, will be proven this year. I think, $18-20