Pastry Chef Sang Ayu Anjani Gifted Young

Women with this horse hair tasseled casual conversation with the media crew. I was young, but he was wearing a white uniform can not hide quality. Embroidered on left chest there is a blue ribbon that read ‘Le Cordon Bleu Paris in 1895’.

Ayu Anjani Rahardjo was aged 22 years. However, it is now believed to be a consultant and supervisor pastry World Gourmet restaurant in Kemang, South Jakarta. And he manages home-based pastry business. Not to mention his experience working as a pastry chef in Australia.

Women who familiarly called Ann’s extended family claimed there was nothing to be chef. Most of the work as a musician, including his brother, Rayi RAN. Then, from where she got her cooking skills? Detikfood met on the show ‘Life is Short, Eat Dessert First’ on Wednesday (09.01.13), Ann tells his journey in the culinary world.

Ann admitted she was stubborn as a child. Although her mother forbade playing with fire, Ann anyway. “Eventually my mother upset, my hands actually touched to fire so I knew it was on fire. Hard I cried. Since that time, I learned my lesson,” he said.

However, it seems that remorse did not last long. Ann because both parents busy working, he inevitably required to cook for his own use. “I do not like hungry, so I cook,” he said.

The fire incident also did not make the trauma. After graduating from high school, Ann migrated to Australia in pursuit of education in the culinary field, a field that is familiar with fire. However, since that time she was just 17 years old, he had to wait a year until I can enroll at Le Cordon Bleu Sydney.

To pass the time, Annpun internship at a local restaurant. Although the internship as he handles cuisine (savory dishes), when enrolling in Le Cordon Bleu he chose the field of pastry. “I think it’s more pastry requires skill rather than cooking. Usual cooking if we just need a feeling,” says Ann.

After nine months of study at the prestigious culinary school, Ann managed to get a diploma in the field of pastry. And he had worked at Firefly Tapas & Wine Bar in Sydney before returning to his homeland.

In Jakarta, Ann manage home-based business called ‘Ann’s Bakehouse and Creamery’. His specialty is homemade ice cream. Annpun brand aspires to enter the retail market.

“We are still stuck with the leading ice cream brand from overseas. So if it can, I want to enter into retail as a local brand of ice cream,” he said. Of home-based business is exactly, Ann received an offer to join as a pastry consultant at Gourmet World.

Ann hallmark of home-made dessert is simple, unadorned exaggeration, but neat. The reason, he is more concerned with taste than appearance. “People prefer the zoom scene. Fact, in the end, which can be edible and it really is just the inside,” said presenter cooking shows on private television.

Ann deplore less famous Indonesian food in the international arena. “Because of our lack of promotion. Why Thailand can advance really? Vietnam alone, such a small country, can advance the food,” he said.

He took the example of Australia, where he studied first. According to him, 80% of food in there dominated Thailand and Vietnam. Bulepun people know rice dish because of the popularity of the two countries.

However, according to Ann, Indonesia also had a pastry that can be proud of. “Lapis legit, because of the way bikinnya difficult, expensive, and is a mainstay of Indonesian cake,” he said

Actually, Ann continued, pastries wrapped in banana leaves is also unique. However, for this one, similar to the cuisine has Malaysia. “Moreover, Malaysia terrific promotion. Lapis legit I think that is bad Malaysia do not have,” he concluded.

TVS Dazz 200 Production Units Per Day

TVS brand sole agent, PT TVS Motor Company Indonesia today begin mass production of the first variant of the first automatic motorcycle in Indonesia, named TVS Dazz. The factory is capable of producing up to 200 units of motorcycles per day.

“Just today we started mass production,” said Supervisor Vehicle Assembling Agus Ahmad Yani on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Agus said, since the events shown in Pekan Raya Jakarta some time ago, TVS Dazz has ordered 500 units. So, the company aims to meet the demand until the end of July. “All requests are still coming from Jakarta area,” he said at TVS factory in Karawang.

TVS Dazz, said Agus, a prime TVS matic production in the country. This bike has some new offers ride comfort than the i-cas facility. On the left side, right under the horn panel, there is equipment to recharge the phone.

Energy is channeled directly from the main batteries. If the engine is turned off, power the phone can be recharged for 4 hours. However, if the engine starts, the refilling process can be done as long as it takes. “In the long-distance travel can all recharge mobile phones,” he said.

In addition, said Agus, the capacity of TVS Dazz larger gasoline which is around 6 liters. Dazz TVZ also use tubeless tires, which is the first bike that uses tires without inner tubes. With a capacity of 110 cc bike is still using combustion system with a carburetor. Injection system, he said, is still considered at risk with flood-prone Jakarta. “Injection should be replaced if submerged in water. Costs are very large,” he said.

For motor assembly components, Agus said, is 100 percent assembled in Indonesia. As many as 60 percent of its components are made in the country. While the remaining 40 percent is imported from outside. Machine and headlamp still imported from India. “Frame and tires and some other major component is our production,” he said.

Takjil Transaction achieve Rp 4 bilions

BOGOR-Who says business takjil during Ramadan is home-based business with minimal turnover. In Bogor, turnover of the business is actually small medium businesses billions of dollars.

During the last six days, the velocity of money to commodities takjil Ramadan City Rain turns to reach Rp 4 billion. Average daily transaction estimated at Rp680 million.
This does not include culinary shopping “street” during fasting, such as in the cafe tent, stalls pecel catfish, seafood or cottage. The transaction is expected to double, from 3 billion to 6 billion per night.

A trader takjil in Jalan Padjadjaran, Ernie claimed could sell 200 packs per day. “Not only compote, but there lupis, golosor noodles, and fried foods. The price is Rp 5,000 per pack, so my turnover approximately one million dollars. Fortunately Rp200 thousand per day, “he explained.

At least there are five centers takjil in Bogor, which is in Housing Yasmin, Jalan Tegalgundil Bantarjati, Suryakencana Street, Fountain Roundabout, and the dam area. Not infrequently, the height of the seasonal market spill resulted in congestion due to the crowds of visitors.

On average in every village there are 10 traders takjil, it is estimated that there are 680 traders takjil in 68 villages in the city of Bogor. When a trader doing an average transaction of Rp 1 million, then the velocity of money to commodities takjil around Rp680 million.

“That figure is logical, very logical. Bogor is quite consumptive, so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the field of culinary enthusiasts never quiet, “said the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Bogor, Radar Bogor to Erik Suganda (Group JPNN), yesterday.

Erik said, Bogor City Chamber of Commerce study culinary related transactions always scored five feet high. “From the afternoon, at about 16:00 in the morning until late, transaction hawkers around Rp3 billion. At Ramadan, increased 100 percent because many people break their fast on the outside of the house, “he explained.

Meanwhile, economic observers Bogor, Nusa Muktiaji said the high turnover of describing a culture of consumption. “It tends to over-consumptive culture. A number of commodities which is usually not consumed, it sought during Ramadan, such as pastries, “he said.

Bank Mega Syariah Aims Rp 265 Billion Profit in 2013

PT Bank Mega Syariah perseoran target by 2013 will reach 265 billion USD before taxes. The Company believes it is able to achieve the target.

This was revealed by the President Director of PT Bank Mega Syariah, Benny Witjaksono time press conference at Menara Bank Mega, Capt. Tendean Road, Jakarta (12/4/2013).

“In 2013, we have reached the target grossnya profit at Rp 265 billion, or after tax of Rp 198 billion. Course to secure this we have step by step,” he said.

Benny did not mention what the expansion to be able to achieve these targets. “We have also reached earlier illustrates that God willing will be up,” he added.

The target is higher than the company’s profit after tax in 2012, which reached Rp 184.8 billion. Said to Benny, corporate profits continue to experience positive trends. Characterized by increased earnings in 2012 amounted to 243.2% in 2011 compared to the previous which only reached Rp 53.8 billion.

Furthermore Benny said, profit after tax increased performance company supported by 3 main things. Among them is the better performance of the company, also in terms of business growth.

“First petumbuhan business itself. Both increase employee productivity, the third, we are very successful in controlling operating costs,” he concluded.

EMC Gets USD 5.29 bln in Q1

EMC Corporation posted a fairly promising financial results in the first quarter of 2013. EMC Q1 revenues reached USD 5.39 billion, an increase of 6% ​​over the same quarter last year.

The GAAP net income of USD 580 million and first quarter GAAP earnings per weighted average number of diluted shares is USD 0.26.

Non-GAAP net income EMC reached USD 850 million, an increase of 4% compared to the same quarter the previous year. Non-GAAP earnings per weighted average number of diluted shares was USD 0.39, up 5% from year to year.

Joe Tucci, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EMC said EMC’s solid financial results in the first quarter illustrates the power and precision of their execution strategy that offers efficiency, control, choice and greater agility to customers.

“Our three business federation – EMC Information Infrastructure, VMware and Pivotal – focusing on the IT sector is expected to experience high growth in the next decade: cloud computing, Big Data and IT reliable,” he added, in a written statement on Thursday (16 / 5/2013).

Distributor Mobile BlackBerry Build Factory Together with Foxconn

Jakarta – Distributors and retailers cell phone (mobile phone), Erajaya Swasembada Tbk PT (ERAA) set side by side with a large Chinese manufacturer, Foxconn to equally establish assembly plant mobile device.

Director of Marketing and Communications Djatmiko Ward said, such as the readiness of the company to form the intention to cut imports figure in Indonesia’s mobile phone number is still high up to 55-60 million units per year.

“Erajaya ready for Foxconn. There is a background to this, one being that there are 55-60 million units in Indonesia hp and 100% of imports. Consumer nation we remain profitable and the outside, it arises from the desire to have their own base,” he said when met at the Capital Residence, Jakarta, as quoted on Thursday (01/08/2013).

However, the readiness of government support should be coupled with one of them with incentives. Because, without the incentive of possible price outcomes assembly product itself will be more expensive than products derived from imports. Tax to be one cause.

“As an illustration, if imports hp only pay VAT 10% complete. Meanwhile, if there are spare parts to assemble yourself taxable entrance, production costs, salaries, and others. Could be that we have a factory but their products are more expensive. We as partners are explored ready provided there is an incentive from the government, “said Djatmiko.

According to him, the government should provide incentives in this regard so that Indonesia had a dream come true handset manufacturer fabricators.

“For example in China, the government provides free land, buildings, infrastructure everything is free. Employee salaries subsidized by the government for 3 years, it’s name is a form of support,” he said.

Down 9%, Astra International Record Profit Rp 8, 8 Trillion

PT Astra International Tbk (ASII) posted a drop in first half net profits in 2013 by 9 percent to Rp 8, 8 trillion, compared with the previous acquisition in 2012 of Rp 9, 7 trillion. Net income per share decreased by 9 percent to Rp218 per share.

The decline in profit was also followed by the acquisition of net revenues during the first half of 2013, down slightly by 2 per cent to Rp94, 3 trillion over the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp95, 9 trillion.

“Although the outlook remains positive domestic demand, increased competition in the automobile market, rising labor costs and declining commodity prices expected to affect the performance of the business in the second half of this year,” said President Director of Astra International Prijono Sugiarto in a written statement on Tuesday (30 / 7/2013).

The company contributed revenue of the company’s business lines, one of which is the automotive division net profit declined by 10 percent to Rp 4, 4 trillion, consisting of R1, 9 billion from the Company and its subsidiaries, as well as Rp2, 5 trillion from associated companies and jointly controlled entities in the automotive field.

Throughout the first half of 2013, demand for motor vehicles remains high, supported by rising incomes and loan interest rates are still affordable. However, increased competition due to increased domestic production capacity and the high cost of labor has led to decrease in net income contribution from the automotive segment.

Regulatory minimum down payment on auto financing imposed sharia financing for companies since January 1, 2013 and the bank on 1 April 2013, had little impact on the first half performance of the Company.

“While it is still too early to estimate the impact of rising fuel prices that occurred in late June, the automotive sales,” he explained.

Prime Gapuraprima profit soars 318% So Rp 71 Billion

PT Prime Gapuraprima Tbk (GPRA) record net profit of Rp 71 billion in the first half of 2013, up 318% over the same period last year of Rp 17 billion. Profit rose due to an increase in sales of property projects.

In addition to earnings, the company’s sales also grew to Rp 242 billion during the first six months in 2013, up 60% over the same period last year of Rp 154 billion.

“A pretty solid performance of the company marked the sale of some of peningkan owned projects that boost the recorded rise in net profit,” said President Director of Prime Gapuraprima Rudy Margono, in a written statement on Friday (02/08/2013).

Rudy said the company’s operating income collected until June 2013 reached USD 89 billion, up 56% compared to the same period in 2012 which stood at Rp 38 billion.

With the achievement of the performance, Rudy optimistic residual second half of 2013 will also give good results for the company. “We sure could record sales of more than Rp 1 trillion this year,” he said.

To achieve that goal, various measures have been prepared in which the company completed acquisitions of 4 (four) project in Nusa Dua Bali, Pondok Indah in South Jakarta and Tangerang Chester South.

This year the company has focused on developing a number of projects, such as Diamond City-Cipayung area of ​​3.48 ha, Graha Azzura MT Haryono area of ​​0.37 ha, Ciawi Superblock (Ciawi) area of ​​2.5 ha and Air Force Radar-Cimanggis, Depok area 6 ha.

“The total value of the projects that we have prepared this year to reach Rp 1.1 trillion,” he said.

Looking ahead, said Rudy, Prime Gapuraprima also adds new 3-star hotel that is Gapuraprima Hotel located at Jalan Gatot Subroto, Central Jakarta, Mega Kuningan Best Western Hotel, South Jakarta, as well as the Best Western Hotel-Serpong, Tangerang.

Will Electric Car Industry Developed in 2020

JAKARTA – The government through the Ministry of Research and Technology (Research and Technology) recognizes industrial process to create and develop a nationwide electric car takes time to 2020

Research and Technology Minister Gusti Muhammad Hatta said the development of the electric car industry uses to categorize the phase 1-phase 9.

“For our readiness to use the 1-9 category in terms of terms of readiness stage, until the production of things and we want to control,” said Gusti in BPPT Building, Jakarta, Tuesday (30/07/2013).

Gusti added that the process of development of electric cars and buses by the manufacturer has entered the seventh stage, and will soon enter into the eighth stage.

“Stage 1-3 go to university, go into R & D stage 4-6 and stage 7-9 have entered into the industry. Later we also do environmental testing, could be tested if the actual road, not just in the building,” said Gusti.

He reveals, for the content of the current electric car components is still imported. But, will use components of Domestic Content Level (DCL) that can all be supplied from within the country.

“We’re just at the level of the seventh, eighth want to go. So the seventh level in actual road testing. DCL its varied, there are 30 percent, some 60 percent,” said Gusti.

Currently, testing is still in the stage of the seventh and eighth to the stage, it targets to enter the ninth stage or national electric car production will be reached in 2020. “Yes it is still a long seventh stage of the year again. Approximately 2020,” he said.

Astra International reported net profit of Rp 8, 8 trillion

PT Astra International Tbk (ASII) posted a net profit of Rp 8, 8 trillion in the first semester of 2013, down nine percent compared to the same period in 2012 Rp9, 7 trillion.

“The performance of the company and its subsidiaries in the first semester of 2013 showed a slight decrease compared to the first half of 2012,” said President Director ASII, Prijono Sugiarto in a press release here on Tuesday.

He added that Astra’s net income during the first six months of 2013 also decreased by two per cent to Rp94, 3 trillion, compared to the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp95, 9 trillion,

“Although the outlook remains positive domestic demand, increased competition in the automobile market, rising labor costs and declining commodity prices expected to affect the performance of the business in the second half of this year,” he said.

He argues Astra Group activities remain focused on six core business lines, namely the automotive division, financial services, heavy equipment and mining, agribusiness, infrastructure and logistics, and information technology.

Mentioned, several divisions which decreased net income in the first semester of 2013 the automotive division fell by 10 percent to Rp 4, 4 trillion. Net income and mining equipment division fell 24 percent to R1, 4 billion.

Then, the net profit agribusiness division decreased by 25 percent to Rp571 billion. And the net profit and logistics infrastructure division fell by 29 percent to Rp223 billion.

Meanwhile, the division has increased, the financial services division’s net profit rose 19 per cent to Rp2, 1 billion. And, net income and information technology division of Rp55 billion, up two percent compared to the first half of 2012.