In developed countries, science and technology writing section in the newspapers is very easy to be found. Many scientists have used this practical method as a way to show their research achievement or it could be the shortcut way to be famous caused by newspaper news. However, this condition is different in developing countries where science and technology are not the main target in their development program. This paper will discuss the situation of current (scientific) science and technology information. Indonesia has been chosen as the object of the research. Some students and scientists that study and work in Indonesia and some other countries, such as: Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand have been asked their opinion via data questionnaire. Some supported information was also included to strengthening the conclusion of this research.

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Antonius Indarto   Process Environmental Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Jelliarko Palgunadi   Process Environmental Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

In developed countries, science and technology writing section in the newspapers is very easy to be found. Many scientists have used this practical method as a way to show their research achievement or it could be the shortcut way to be famous caused by newspaper news. However, this condition is different in developing countries where science and technology are not the main target in their development program. This paper will discuss the situation of current (scientific) science and technology information. Indonesia has been chosen as the object of the research. Some students and scientists that study and work in Indonesia and some other countries, such as: Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand have been asked their opinion via data questionnaire. Some supported information was also included to strengthening the conclusion of this research.

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