Lasting Value

The Hamami family is on a quest to construct a business group to survive for generations.

Rachmat Mulyana Hamami

Rachmat Mulyana “Muki” Hamami.  © Ahmad Zamroni/Forbes Indonesia

The ultra-modern Trakindo building in Cilandak looks like one that should be in the central business district rather than a suburb of Jakarta. Yet its location is significant. It was here in Cilandak that the Hamami family’s business PT Tiara Marga Trakindo (TMT) has been located since 1971. That longevity, and respect for tradition, is a testament to the guiding philosophy of the family and its business interests. Continue reading


Golden Luck

Gold prices surged 11.25% over the last month to $1,792 per troy ounce. This precious metal prices rose since it become the sexiest commodity after the dollar weakened, and financial sector from Europe to the U.S. is in troubled. Domestically, gold has always in high demand just before Ied Mubarak. Some people buy gold to brighten up their look, and sell it after the celebration is over.

In the time when gold are truly precious, those who have enter the gold mining business and start collecting profit from it sales are among the lucky one. Continue reading