Culture

Opinion: No “Washy”, No “Touchy”

Opinion: No “Washy”, No “Touchy”

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.
Manual Excursion: Ereveld Menteng Pulo

Manual Excursion: Ereveld Menteng Pulo

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.
LiftOFF: Studiorama x NTS Radio

LiftOFF: Studiorama x NTS Radio

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.
Manual Jakarta Print Issue No. 4

Manual Jakarta Print Issue No. 4

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.
Future Design Week at Desa Potato Head

Future Design Week at Desa Potato Head

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.
Manual Excursion: MRT Jakarta

Manual Excursion: MRT Jakarta

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.