About Kabar Media


Stories that Connect

Kabar Media is a publishing and communications firm based in Indonesia. Our company was founded in 2005 with the vision of creating high-quality media to share engaging stories of people and places, and we soon began to offer services that evolved from magazine publishing to strategic branding and print and video production.

Our in-house editing and design team works closely with clients and individuals to craft their stories, collaborating with writers, photographers, and artists to develop the best medium for bringing each story to life.

Explainers & Animations

Print Publications


Tariq Khalil takes us on a meticulously photographed tour through Indonesia’s Years of Building Dangerously.

The Banda Islands

An anthology of art, literature, travel writing and photography, sharing untold stories of Indonesia’s spice islands.

Buku Kuku-Ku

More than a memoir of finding hope in the darkest hours, Buku Kuku-Ku is a book about finding meaning in life, and in death.

The Little Star

Illustrated children’s book about a little star who struggles to find his purpose in life until he realises that the ‘why’ is more important than the ‘how’.

Building Indonesia

Large-format full colour book documenting the history, projects, and innovative spirit of PT Ciputra Property Tbk.

Bilingual Guide to Bali

English-Mandarin guide to Bali’s history, culture, and attractions, produced to mark ICBC’s fifth anniversary in Indonesia.

Partners We’ve Worked With

To Schedule an Author Event


For Writers & Photographers


For Organisations