No, our Editor-in-Chief Julius Kensan is not giving an account of his encounter with a streetwalker, but rather the prevailing habit among the Jakartans who do not wash their hands after their bathroom deeds.
For Manual Excursion, we took a grounding stroll to Ereveld in Menteng Pulo, a Dutch war cemetery hidden in Kasablanka that holds a slice of Indonesian history with a humbling message to tell.
Online radio is set to be the new emerging industry in Indonesia. The local collective Studiorama held LiftOff and NTS Live in collaboration with NTS Radio for the rest of the world to tune in.
Our latest Manual Jakarta Print Issue No. 4 delves into the pleasure of belonging in a community, a contemplation into the faces of Jakarta and the humbling perseverance of action star Yayan Ruhian.
Initiated as a week-long event that advocates design as an essential to sustainable future, Future Design Week demonstrated how sustainability can be simultaneously practical and cool. We travelled to Desa Potato Head in Bali to find out more.
In this excursion, we shift our lenses to Jakarta's newly operating MRT system where new sights of the city are discovered and painful traffic is not involved for the first time.