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Industry: Gipang, The Crunchy Sweet of Banten!

Snacks that one is said to be one of the Banten savouries are sold as souvenirs. It feels crisp, sweet, slightly sticky because it is made of sticky rice mixed with sugar water. Want to taste it?

Banten and Jakarta distance is not so far away. But not many know that this small town also keep some snacks that shake up the tongue. One of the snacks are pretty popular Bantam either be enjoyed as a snack or a souvenir is gipang cake.

Arguably the ingredients for the cake gipang very simple. The main ingredient is glutinous rice to make white or red sticky rice. Once steamed, then cooled and washed glutinous water and then dried in the sun to dry too sticky. Well, then fried and then mixed with sugar water so typical slightly sticky texture when eaten.

Gipang that is so thin and cut into pieces. If the first gipang not have a flavor variation, gipang now made ​​in a variety of flavors such as pandan flavor and brown sugar. Some are smeared with peanut butter on it to impart a delicious savory-savory.

Gipang now arguably the confectionary that is quite rare, not many sellers these snacks outside the city of Serang. Even in Punjab alone gipang only made ​​in cottage industries in the villages. Though this snack has a huge potential, because it feels good addition gipang price is very affordable.

Pawnshops profit vanish 20%

Pawn PT (Persero) recorded a decline in first-half profit in 2013 amounted to Rp718 billion. The decline equivalent to 22 per cent, compared with the previous acquisition of Rp929 billion.

Director of Mortgage Finance Agus Dwi Pramoedya said the decline in profit due to the decline in gold prices Pawn. “Earnings in the first half we declined, due to the decline in gold prices greatly affect the performance, so terkspos pawnshops with gold prices, gold prices fell borrowing had come down,” said Dwi on Pawn Headquarters, Jakarta, Thursday (01/08/2013).

Dwi explained, for income, Pawn still recorded an increase. Where the report in June of this year recorded revenue Rp 4, 1 trillion, or an increase of 6.5 percent over the same period last year, which is Rp3, 8 trillion.

While the number of assets, Dwi said today there was an increase in total assets Pawnshops, where the current total assets Pawn Rp33 trillion, up 13 percent compared to last year’s total assets amounted to Rp29 trillion.

“Customers we still rose to 14.4 million compared to June last year, there was an increase of 5 per cent, last year’s 13.7 million customers,” he added.

Further Dwi, turnover Pawn until June submit their increased 6 percent to Rp46 trillion last year reached Rp43 trillion.

Meanwhile, the increase in Islamic mortgage that has increased 8.6 percent, where as of June this Pawnshops scored 6 trillion last year compared with the same period amounted to Rp 5, 5 trillion.

“Operating revenues actually still rising, with the increasing number of our customers, it looks the business we’re still growing,” he said.

Mie Industry, Asia So Favorite Food World

Jakarta – A bowl of warm soupy noodles is now the favorite food of the world. Although the noodles are from Asia now has become one of the basic human needs. Adapt to the local culture until the noodles are uniquely diverse.

Mie what your favorite? Fried noodles, chicken noodle, Aceh noodle, instant noodles or ramen and Lamien? Whatever the form and mix, noodles are so many foods. Mie European version known as shapes range of typical Italian pasta.

Was about the origin of noodles is still a debate. Whether from Italy or China? Although historical evidence chimed still no agreement. Of any origin, the fact that the noodles have become a global menu in every region of the world.

Made from flour, water and eggs are formed so the dough is not fermented. Milled quite thin and cut into pieces. Next up creations respectively. Therefore in each country there are a variety of delicious noodle concoction.

Including in Indonesia, each region has a unique concoction of noodles. Noodles also has become a staple food of Indonesia. Although most enjoyed as a snack. What are the unique local specialty noodle Indonesia?

Everything we discuss in the Special Review at this time. Including some of the issues surrounding home-based noodle industry. Use borax, formaldehyde and other additives which are still often performed by the manufacturer should still be wary.

Is it true that eating fat makes noodles? How many calories from a bowl of chicken noodle? What should we choose when ordering noodle? Are noodles good also given to the children? Noodles nutrition discussion also will be reported in full.

Noodles, also has to support millions of people in the world, including SMEs noodles in Indonesia. What does this noodle merchant association? If you want to open a business noodles, what to do? Can learn to make noodles where? Information will we present in this Special Review.

Warriors Mute Heat

akarta – After losing twice in a row, Indonesia Warriors back to winning ways. Facing Saigon Heat at home, the Warriors came out as the winner.

In advanced ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) at Mahaka Square, Jakarta, Wednesday (08/05/2013) night, the Warriors appeared dominant since the beginning. The defending champions eventually overcome the resistance of the Heat by a score of 82-68.

Chris Daniels to win the motor Warriors with donations 17 points and 11 rebounds. Stanley Pringle added 13 points, John Smith 12 points, and Mario Wuysang 11 points. Steven Thomas also recorded a double-double with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

In Heat camp, 22 points scored by Jose Antonio Reyes was not enough to save his team from defeat. Raphael Palmer donated 18 points and 18 rebounds.

With this victory, the Warriors have collected 14 wins from 20 matches this season. Todd Purves team made was still stuck in second place, under the San Miguel Beermen.

In the next game, the Warriors will be back playing at home. They will entertain JobStreet.com Singapore Slingers in Mahaka Square, Friday (05/10/2013).

Lenovo IdeaCentre A520 Touch, slim AIO PC

Jakarta, (ANTARA News) – IdeaCentre A520 Touch will soon become a mainstay of Lenovo Indonesia to dominate the market “all-in-one (AIO) desktop PC” in Indonesia with a sleek design and space-saving and very flexible angle capability.

Products launched in Jakarta on Tuesday afternoon it has the same appearance as its predecessor product, the IdeaCentre A720 Touch, which won many awards. What distinguishes the IdeaCentre A520 IdeaCentre A720 Touch Touch is a 23-inch full HD screen without a frame.

IdeaCentre A520 Touch that supports the “10-point multi-touch” screen that has a wide angle that can be adjusted, from minus five degrees to 90 degrees, and IPS LED with a picture perfect view from any angle.

Flexibility IdeaCentre A520 Touch screen allows users to watch movies, play touch-based games or enjoy video chat in any position.

IdeaCentre A520 Touch also comes with an Intel Core i5 processor up to the third generation of the Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 4 Gigabyte DDR3 memory.

The products also have additional features such as Dolby certified speakers with Dolby Home Theater v4, various multimedia applications and games that are optimized for the touch screen.

In addition Touch IdeaCentre A520, Lenovo IdeaCentre B540 Indonesia also launched Touch, a home entertainment center with a 23-inch screen, and the IdeaCentre C540 Touch an affordable and efficient place to use at home.

Cake tasting Traditional Home Business

Business inspiration can come from anywhere as long as there is a will. Aspects of local traditions can be used as capital to start a business while keeping the local culture.

For example, a typical cake Gorontalo is trying maintained by a home-based entrepreneur from Gorontalo cake that had long settled in Jakarta, which named Mona Melani Djamal.

One typical food is the most favored Gorontalo boat cake, cakes made from brown sugar major, coconut milk, coconut slices, and given the pandan Dauh container shaped like a boat.

“Make cakes Gorontalo Gorontalo not accidentally let the cake is gone,” said Mona to the Editor (13/06/2011).

According to the raw materials to make this cake is fairly easy to come by because of the brown sugar until the coconut milk can be found in almost every market, both modern markets and traditional markets. But Mona admitted it is not easy to make a cake batter that was not damaged boat. He always tries to make a cake with the perfect boat.

“It took a struggle that wanted to make, should not be left ditungguin. Continues to make the container can not nyuruh people, not animating can not neat,” he said.

According to Mona, this boat cake introduced by his close friends when gathering. Currently, he has been marketing his boat pastries to out of town, even to his hometown in Gorontalo. Mona’s experience, can be an inspiration how memesarkan products cake home from the neighborhood market up to a wider audience.

“Used to love divided if there gathering. Continues know word of mouth is the only boat I make cakes. Now that mesen already everywhere as it may be sparse. Already nyampe everywhere to me, I never send pesenan Gorontalo to send aircraft use, “he explained.

Mona explains the capital to make a boat cake is fairly cheap. To make the cake as much as 50 boats, Mona only spent less than Rp 50,000. Hargsa only one slice of cake boat priced Rp 2,500. Mona claims often gets skewed comments from customers, but Mona seldom bother because it’s the price to pay to enjoy a boat patience in baking.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

Mona added, as this type of cake is rarely sold because he took this opportunity to meet their daily needs.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

By selling cookies boat, he was able to generate more than USD 3 million in a month, it also depends on the order came because Mona is only selling the boat cake if there are orders from customers.

“Not necessarily because tergangtung order, usually above Rp 3 million per month. Makes pesenan only if there is no sale actually” he said.

In addition to boat cake Mona also sell some cakes Gorontalo others, such as Sirikaya Fuel, How to Fill, Wapili. In addition to boat cake, Mona also serve
such order another cake and custard eclairs.

Logitech Mouse Patterned Candy Panda and Floral Foray, When is Batik?

JAKARTA – Logitech introduced the Logitech ® Wireless Mouse M235 Limited Edition, with a stylish motif. Not only interesting to look at but also reliable and provide a sense of comfort in your hands.
Success with Splash Pink and Black motif Topography, Logitech brings new members from the ranks of Logitech Global Graffiti Collection, the Logitech ® Wireless Mouse M235 with Candy Panda and Floral motifs Foray.
“The latest collection of Global Graffiti we launch to appreciate while meeting society’s demand over a wireless mouse that is not only reliable and convenient to use, but also has a unique shape with a pattern and creative,” said Sutanto Kurniadih, Logitech Country Manager Indonesia in Jakarta, Monday (01/07/2013).
It said the designs are the result of cooperation with the Logitech leading designers from around the world to create a variety of unique styles and patterns that can reflect its creativity and personal style. ”
Logitech ® Wireless Mouse M235 with Candy Panda and Floral motifs Foray was presented with a limited number or limited edition, in which Candy Panda pattern designed by Heiko Windisch, a digital artist from Germany-Australia.
Each design reflects the spirit, joy and beauty that allows users to mix and match with the look of style and theme of daily life.
Logitech ® Wireless Mouse M235 Limited Edition has been available in the Indonesian market with a retail price of USD 19.99 or approximately USD 190 thousand.

High Spin enthusiasts, GM Pursue Production

JAKARTA Chevrolet Spin-Demand is high, making General Motors (GM) Indonesia pursue its production capacity, to meet all the demands of consumers.

As stated Marketing Director of PT General Motors Indonesia, Yuniadi Hartono, the current production capacity of Chevrolet assembly plant in Pondok Ungu Bekasi Spin, reaching a maximum of 40 thousand units.

“Today we have added a two-shift production, from initially only for one shift. This was done in order to pursue a market demand for the Chevrolet Spin-increasing,” said Hartono Yuniadi, in Jakarta.

The same thing also expressed by Maria Sidabutar, Public Relations Director of GM Indonesia, he saw significant demand for a Spin. This could make the Spin as the new flagship, accompanied Chevrolet Captiva and Aveo.

“Sales of Chevrolet itself in June this year compared to June of last year increased by 377 persen.Hal is also driven by demand Spin the go fast enough,” concludes Maria Sidabutar.

Legendary Pole vaulter visit Indonesia

Pelompat Galah Legendaris Sambangi Indonesia

JAKARTA – pole vault world record holder from Ukraine, Sergey Bubka Nazarovich a visit to Indonesia on Tuesday (06/25/2013).
“I am delighted to be visiting Indonesia. It is a beautiful country, “he met at the office of Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI), Jakarta.
Bubka record 6.15 meters in Donetsk, Ukraine, on February 21, 1993. 20 years later, the record was not resolved.
Some pole vault athletes strive to surpass the record belongs Bubka, but until now there is no new record.
“It takes skill and technique surpassed the record high for that. Young athletes should do the analysis first and then to improvise in order to surpass my record, “he said.
Sergey Bubka is the Pole Vault gold medalist in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. He’s run for Presidential election exchanges Olympics.

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.