Surabaya, Nov. 10 -- Minister of Research and Technology Bambang Brodjonegoro stated that Indonesia needs to take example of technology and innovation made by other countries, such as the one made by South Korea.

"There is no harm in us imitating or adapting the South Korean model called From Imitation to Innovation," he said when delivering a speech at the Sepuluh November Institute of Technology Surabaya, Sunday.

This strategy has already been carried out by South Korea until it was able to become one of the developed countries in Asia that can compete with other developed countries in the world.

In the 1950s South Korea was one of the poorest countries in Asia, along with Indonesia. However, it only took about 40 years for South Kor...