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

SHIA Terminal 3 Is Finally Launched

SHIA Terminal 3 Is Finally Launched

SHIA Terminal 3 is Finally Launched Brand spanking new: A procession of dancing ladies grace the entrance of Soekarno-Hatta International Airport's brand spanking new Terminal 3, which was officially opened by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on Tuesday (4/28/2009) afternoon. The terminal, which carries a carrying capacity of four million passengers per

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks

An IMMEDIATE CALL for Indonesian Banks Last night, I watched Aljazeera and found that Malaysia is ready to liberalize its banking and insurance sector. I was a bit surprised to know that, since Malaysia has long been known as very protective in service sector. It was actually aimed to strengthen  its domestic financial

The Telecommunication GIANT of Southeast Asia

The Telecommunication GIANT of Southeast Asia

It is always said that SingTel, Singapore's telecom company, is the largest phone company in southeast asia. You will find different thing in Malaysia. There, people say that TM (Telekom Malaysia) is the biggest in the region. I am not sure how the calculated that, and claimed to be the

Chindonesia Escapes From Danger

Chindonesia Escapes From Danger

I read The Jakarta Post this morning and I found a long long article regarding the only 3 countries in Asia which are virtually safe from being eaten by the global downturn. Well, in that article, the three countries are not very safe and sound, they're also badly affected, but in minimal

Indonesian TV in Netherland

Indonesian TV in Netherland

Indonesian TV in Netherland // To create a window for the Dutch to see Indonesia in their homes, Indonesia created Garuda TV that provides its subscribers with quality real-time news from Indonesia, Indonesian entertainment (movies, TV series, dances, traditional theaters, comedy, modern music, traditional music, and also the phenomenal

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