Global Mediacom Earnings Grow 16.6% So Rp982 Billion

PT Global Mediacom Tbk (BMTR) posted a profit for the year in the first half of 2013 amounted to Rp982 billion, up by 16.6 percent compared to the acquisition in 2012 of Rp842 billion.

The company’s revenue also rose to Rp 4, 81 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared with the previous Rp 4, 15 trillion. Direct cost the company up to Rp2, 56 trillion, compared with the previous 2012 amounted to Rp2, 26 trillion.

The company’s gross profit increased to Rp2, 25 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared with the previous year 2012 amounting to Rp1, 89 trillion.

Cash and cash equivalents per the company’s June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp870 billion compared to the previous year 2012 amounting to Rp862 billion.

Current assets of the company by June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp11, 90 trillion, compared with the previous December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp10, 78 trillion. The amount of the company’s non-current assets as at 30 June 2013 to Rp 9, 87 trillion compared to December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 9, 21 trillion.

Total liabilities of the company as at 30 June 2013 to Rp 6, 39 trillion, compared with the previous December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 5, 69 trillion. While the company’s total equity as at 30 June 2013 to Rp15, 38 trillion compared to the previous December 31, 2012 amounted to Rp14, 29 trillion.

Industry: Formalin Substitute Safe

Formalin is not additive to food. Formalin is a material that is widely used in plywood industry, fertilizers, cosmetics, plastics, glass, insecticides and embalming. Why can be used in the manufacture of noodles, meatballs, and know? What are the substitutes safe? This little book gives the answer. Though talks about the rampant use of formalin for additional material in the food industry have subsided, it does not mean you do not need to be vigilant. If you have a home-based food industry such as meatballs, wet noodles, tofu or salted fish, you can learn from this book. 63 pages thick book entitled ‘Alternatives to Formaldehyde in Food Products’, written by Ir. Erni Tri Dewanti Widyaningsih and Sofia Murtini STP, MP reveals everything about the use of formaldehyde in food ingredients plus the use of formalin substitutes are safe. The book begins with a chapter Formalin is not material that explores the Food Additives Food Additives (BTM) which is governed by Republic Act No. 7 of 1996. The main reason people are not switching to formaldehyde formalin BTM is because it’s cheap and easy to come by. Not only that due to liquid form, then the process becomes shorter processing. Formalin is what makes the texture of meatballs, tofu and noodles chewy, pliable and not perishable. The danger to our health revealed in detail in the chapter ‘Danger Formalin’. Pungent smell of formalin which is already given an indication that the substance is hazardous to health. If inhaled can cause a serious headache, burning sensation, until respiratory tract infections. If consumed in large quantities can cause damage to the stomach, liver, kidneys to heart. To detect whether a food containing formaldehyde, the authors reveal how to measure or test of formalin in food that comes also with characteristic foods containing formalin. Of fresh fish, meatballs, tofu, salted fish to fresh noodles. In the next chapter ‘Formalin Substitute Materials on Food’ described the use of BTM by the rules and did not violate government laws and relatively inexpensive. Ranging from the use of Sodium Tri Poly Posphate (STPP) for noodles and meatballs that can give ekstur chewy. Rules of usage and the types of commercially available fully spoken. Likewise, the use of glycerin or glycerol and Carboxy Methyl Cellulose (CMC) for Mi wet. Also use salt for salted fish and tofu, vinegar to soak anaeka know and use herbs for fish processing. Safe use of a substance that is not only cheap, but also serves as a healthy pengenyal, preservative and flavor enhancer. Closing the description of BTM safe, explained in detail the stages of making meatballs, noodles Wet, salty fish, tofu without formaldehyde. Details of each stage of the production process following dosing formalin substitutes are described in detail.

Semester I, BRI Profit Reached Rp 10 Trillion

PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, recorded a net profit of Rp 10 012 trillion in the first half of this year. »This positive growth trend,” said Director of Business SME Bank BRI Djarot Kusumayakti in exposure in the financial performance of Bank BRI headquarters in Jakarta, Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
When compared with the same period last year, profit rose 16.3 percent this year. In the first half of 2012, BRI Bank recorded a profit of Rp 8.61 trillion.
The increase in profit was supported by 26.4 per cent credit growth and fee-based income growth of 22.6 percent. BRI’s micro credit growth year on year in this period reached Rp 122.08 trillion, an increase of RP 25.49 trillion from the same period last year.
»We managed to maintain credit quality, as reflected by the level of micro-credit NPL of 0.46 percent,” he said. The micro credit growth followed by growth in the number of micro borrowers who reach 5.9 million people.
Meanwhile, in terms of funding, the growth of third-party funding (TPF) BRI also rose. As of the end of June 2013 BRI total third party funds reached Rp 439 trillion, up 18.3 percent year on year. DPK acquisition BRI dominated by retail store, »This is evident from the number of savings accounts until the end of June 2013 reached about 37 million accounts,” said Djarot.
The fee-based income increased by 22.6 percent of BRI, with the highest growth of e-banking transactions grew by 72.2 percent year on year. E-banking users BRI products, such as ATM, SMS Banking and Internet Banking showed an increasing trend.
For ATM, Djarot explained, users reached 18 in the first half of this period. While users of SMS Banking in the same period reached 4.28 million people, and internet banking users reached 640 thousand customers.
The increase in fee-based income is inseparable from the development of IT infrastructure and e-banking features along with the expansion of e-channels and outlets. In addition to e-banking transactions, he explained, the growth of fee-based income derived from fee BRI also obtained from trade finance, which in the same period grew by 70.7 percent.
Previously, PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BBCA) announced a net profit after tax in the first half 2013 consolidated valued at Rp 6.3 trillion. This acquisition supported by growth in net interest income and other operating income increased 22.5 percent in the same period in the previous year.

La Rita, Beautify Part In Women

Bandung – No need to sew to be able to open a home-based garment industry. Starting from craze to wear various types tanktop, Rita Anggraeni (39) began to open a small business in his home.

In contrast to other garment entrepreneurs who focus on outward appearance in order to look fashionable. Rita chose women’s underwear business. The goal is noble, Rita wants Indonesian women can wear clothing with good quality without having to spend a lot of money.

“At first, because I really like to wear a tank top, so try to make starting a small business,” he said when met at his house that doubles as a home-based factory outlet at the same time.

Rita does have talent in business, since high school, Rita is good at selling, even out of college was working as a marketing Rita in several companies.

“From the first weve like sales, the clothes, sometimes I wear clothes if anyone want to sell me. From High School, continues to lecture me like selling, hefty add-add,” he said.

Of his hobby, Rita and then try to design in a cute outfit with attractive colors. Originally only designing underwear (CD) and bra (BH), Rita interested in designing lingerie (night dresses-red), tank top, G-string, and various other types of underwear.

Now the mother of four children already have products in women’s underwear called ‘Dream of La Rita’. The meaning of the name according to Rita is a dream of a woman named Rita who want to advance their business and want to offer quality clothing at affordable prices.

“Can not wear underwear carelessly, to be completely comfortable so we also confident her clothing. Sekalian worship also to her husband,” he said.

Gets Pinasthika Profit Partners Rp 248 Billion, Up 36%

Net profit of the company-owned automotive parts Uno Uno, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX) reached Rp 248.33 billion in the first half of 2013, growing 36.2% over the same period last year periodeyang Rp 182.31 miiliar.

In addition, the company also recorded a net income of Rp 6.78 trillion, up 31% from the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 5.18 trillion.

Gross profit also rose by 35% from Rp 750.69 billion in the first half of 2012 to Rp 1.02 trillion in the first half of 2013.

Director MPMX Tossin Hima explains, a significant increase in financial performance is in line with the Company’s solid operating performance. For example, under the vehicle rental business MPMRent significantly increase its fleet to 74% in the first 6 months of 2013 reached 12,104 units.

He also mentioned, total assets also increased 20% from last year’s Rp 9.07 trillion to Rp 10.88 trillion in the first semester of 2013. According to him, a solid financial performance is the result of hard work, good strategy and strengthened by the excellent execution.

“Achieving good performance in the first semester of 2013 was above the average growth of the industry and consistent with the Company experienced growth in recent years. This proves MPMX commitment in keeping what is our promise to the stakeholders, particularly shareholders and investors, the growth of a healthy and sustainable business, “Tossin said in a statement in Jakarta, Monday (22/07/2013).

He said the vehicle rental business market in Indonesia is divided and spread out in various areas and MPMX MPMRent benefit from having more than 20 years experience in this business.

“The experience and deep understanding MPMRent makes us more observant and aggressive in capturing and realizing opportunities in the vehicle rental business, especially in the corporate sector nationwide,” said Tossin.

In addition, Honda motorcycles for distribution business, especially in the area of ​​East Java and East Nusa Tenggara, sales rose by 26% to reach 447,578 units in the first semester 2013.

Meanwhile, the Honda motorcycle sales nationwide rose 12% and sales of motorcycles grew only 6% of the months January to June 2013.

Increased sales of motorcycles as well as the number of middle-class people in Indonesia, helped push sales of lubricants business MPMX growing more than 10% to reach 32.12 million liters of oil.

Add Petroleum Production, Pertamina drilling four wells

To increase oil production, PT Pertamina Hulu Energi is conducting a drilling four wells in West Madura Offshore (WMO). Wells are being intensively explored today are PHE N-1 (Rig Bohai-8) which has been drilled to a depth of 3491 feet.
Operational Director of PT Pertamina Hulu Energi, Eddy Purnomo said in addition to drill exploration wells paa, PHE also is conducting development drilling on wells, the PHE 54A-1 (rig Java Star)
“Today, Java Star up in the depths of 2045 feet,” said Eddy Purnomo at the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, on Tuesday (16/07/2013).
PHE ONWJ also are exploring the development of PHE wells 40A-7R (rig Harvey Ward) drilled at a depth of 3077 feet, and PHE development wells 38B-7 (rig COSL Seeker) reached a depth of 2007 feet.
To note, during the first half of 2013, oil production of Pertamina Hulu Energi West Madura Offshore reached 10,220 barrels per day (bpd), or about 50 percent of which has been targeted at 20 443 bph.
But the number of such production under the same target is not met, the low realization of production in the first six months of this because in the early years of oil production is still below 10,000 bpd.
“Pertamina had experienced problems in mounting platform (platform) and the addition of new drilling rigs,” said Eddy.

BSD Spread Rp 262 Billion Dividend to Shareholders

General meeting of shareholders (AGM) Tbk PT Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) decided giving a total dividend of 20% of net income in 2012. Shareholders will receive a dividend of Rp 262 billion, or USD 15 per share.

“The ratio of dividends based on the performance achievements of 2012 and the company’s business plan in 2013. Especially concerning the supply of funds is based on the supply of funds for investment purposes, infrastructure development, expansion up operations. Dividends are also a form of appreciation to all our shareholders,” said Director and Corporate Secretary BSD Hermawan Wijaya in the event AGM / EGM BSD at the Ritz Carlton, Mega Kuningan, Jakarta, Thursday (05/30/2013).

In 2012, the company posted a 52.96% rise in net profit to Rp 1.28 trillion, compared to the same period in 2011 to Rp 870.78 billion. It was due to strong revenue growth in all projects, including residential, commercial, land, and industrial.

“This year we are targeting revenue growth of 20% supported by the launch of 10 residential and commercial projects. Company has also set up capex (capital expenditure / capital expenditure) Rp 3 trillion during the year 2013,” he added.

In addition, it was agreed at the AGM, the company will invest 80% of its net profit as retained earnings and general reserves. Proceeds will be used to strengthen the capital structure of the company, especially in business development and operational finance company and its subsidiaries.

At the EGM also approved management’s plan to conduct additional capital without pre-emptive rights (non-ER) to a maximum of 20% of the company’s capital.

“BSD now have the option to use additional capital when needed no later than 2 years after the approval,” he explained.

NTT Rice Production First Quarter Descending

Rice production in East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) in the first quarter of 2012-2013 growing season has decreased when compared with the same period in the previous year’s planting season.
Head of Agriculture of East Nusa Tenggara Kupang Ruba John Tay, on Friday, said the decline in the production of just going for a while rice commodities commodity corn, nuts Kecang increase production.
According to him, the production of paddy in NTT in 2012 and increased approximately 20 percent from the previous year. Where in 2011, production reached 591 000 tonnes, rising to 704,000 tonnes in 2012 and by 2013, production is targeted as much as 724 252 tonnes.
In addition to rice production, an increase also occurred in the production of corn, which in 2011 amounted to 524 thousand tons, up to 617 thousand tons in 2012.
Currently specifically for rice farmers are waiting for the harvest season in the second quarter are expected to increase because rainfall is supported quite well in almost all areas of the island province.
“Currently farmers will enter the harvest in the second quarter, certainly in the second quarter this harvest will increase,” said John.
According to him, the decline in rice production in the first quarter, due to uneven rainfall. It is quite disturbing that impact on the growth of rice production.
In addition, at the time of fruiting occurs rice heavy rain in a long time, resulting in damage to the rice while fruitful.
“Hujankan occurred in late February and March and the intensity is high enough. Currently it is being fruitful rice so that it becomes damaged,” he said.
Heavy precipitation that occurred in March has given an opportunity for farmers to grow in the second quarter and secured with abundant water.
Looking at his current condition, the average rice is ready for harvest quite good and away from pests that can be expected to have penigkatan production.
“From our observations in the field, the rice is ready for harvesting good enough because it supported enough water,” he said.
John further said, with drought conditions that occurred at this time, the government has been encouraging farmers to undertake seed paddy is done in a number of districts that became centers of rice production.
By doing so, the seeds will be bred back to meet the needs of seed growers throughout the region.
“The condition is quite good kamarau wet to seed, and we did today we temporarily push a few places to perform large-scale breeding in order to serve as the backup needs of our seed,” he said.

Cynthia culinary business Lamusu doubled ahead of Idul Fitri

Culinary and snack businesses increasingly busy before the coming of the day of Eid, including the kitchen Mama Thia (DMT), which is managed Lamusu singer Cynthia and her husband, Surya Saputra.
Cynthia told Reuters suggests that the food business that manages orders online has increased since the beginning of the month of fasting.
Welcoming Ramadan, according to him, order food including rice and side dishes typical Indonesian Kepel also doubled. Moreover, he also made a special packaging in the form of parcels dishes from the kitchen Mama Thia.
In conducting its business, relying Cynthia courier services with his message across.
Given that human resources are still limited, women who are directly involved in the cooking process was forced to limit orders. In fact, he added, if all the orders received, it is not possible sales increased four-fold.
“It’s still including a cottage industry, courier courier also own, sometimes orders must be rejected because the location is too far away,” said the woman’s full name Cynthia Lamusu Prilliany.
Women bleed it provides a menu typical Gorontalo Sulawesi, such as sambal roa. There is also jambal pete, Betawi dish A husband, and a variety of other Indonesian dishes, such as shredded beef jerky, fish pampis, jambal banana, spicy meatballs, and satay garo.
For the sake of an authentic taste, he brought a material part of Sulawesi, such as fish and cabainya roa more spicy.
With the increase in fuel prices, he argued, was forced to raise the price of food because of transportation costs also jumped.
“Fortunately the customer understand the decision,” he said.
Last year when he was still open to Eid orders arrived, another case with this year. For the sake of personal matters with his family, he decided to dismiss DMT activity for a week on the day of Eid.
“On 5 August can still submit an order, open again on 11,” he said.
He argues also, still choose online business to be more flexible schedule.
Personnel group B3 singer was convinced that the sambal roa racikannya can compete in the culinary business. Although the price of fish roa expensive, he said, do not be stingy in mixing the concoction roa meat sauces.
“If sambal roa made-have attributes, it lots of meat roa. So, not only with a little sambal roa roa aroma by simply existing,” he said.
He replied, “Not just the sauce, just full roa, so as a side dish. Eaten simply with white rice is also good.”
Further, Cynthia Kepel argues that the concept of rice is his thoughts.
Yellow rice with a portion of approximately fistful hand side it comes, then wrapped in banana leaves to form a rectangle. This share is small and practical, though not as small as a cat food called rice.
“If the mother ordered the same social gathering, everyone will probably take three portions, eat one, two packs of bags included because of its compact,” chatter.
He also expressed, the source of inspiration of the concept of rice Kepel is now made in a wide selection of side dishes.
“I was cooking for an important event, wedding anniversary. I make yellow rice with side dishes and side,” he said.
However, the husband is at work sent him to the set.
“I was thinking how can I make all the crew gets, so I wrap a handful of rice with banana leaves,” he added.
With the help of social media, he was grateful to be able to get a lot of customers. Not only individuals, but also corporate agencies. The kitchen is often assigned to Mama Thia order intake by various banks and offices in downtown Jakarta.
“Friends actress also likes the message, it was from the channel I was,” he said.
He added, “For another, by word of mouth promotion. I also participated in a culinary festivals.”

Pursue Self-Sufficiency Sugar, Please Build 10 Factory

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, reveals that there is still a long way to achieve self-sufficiency in Indonesia.

He acknowledged, self-sufficiency can not be achieved although the largest sugar factory in Indonesia which built PT Industri Gula Glenmore already operating.

“To be able to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar, it took a minimum of 10 plants like this again (factory Glenmore),” Dahlan said, when met after the event determining the sugar plant construction contractor in the Ministry of Enterprise, Jakarta.

Dahlan said that the company already has plans to build a similar plant. However, at this time has not been able to find where the exact location.

Former president of the National Electricity Company also said, not knowing whether the factories that will be done by the private sector in collaboration with state or inter-state again.

For location, Dahlan admitted still looking for the right place. However, there are some nominations in Sulawesi and Lampung.

Meanwhile, Dahlan called for the construction of PT Industri Gula Glenmore plant could be completed in 22 months. Therefore, all the things that could hinder the development are fulfilled.

For example, for the land, according to him, it is 100 percent complete, because no land acquisition is required. Financing side also there is no problem anymore. “So, the important thing is serious work to be completed in order to plant,” he said.