At the training course (Photo: VNA)
 
Vientiane (VNA) – As many as 42 Lao reporters and editors are attending a training course jointly held by the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of Laos (MICT). 

The course, which opened on June 12 in Vientiane, is designed to help participants enhance their editing and information processing skills.

During the five-day programme, the 16th of its kind, trainees will also learn about data collection, in-depth interviews with experts, and verification of information collected from the Internet through lectures with experienced Vietnamese teachers.   

Lao journalists, who have attended these short-term training courses, have well applied the knowledge obtained during the courses to effectively transfer information to society, said Lao Deputy Minister Buangean Spahouvong at the opening ceremony.

He also thanked the Vietnamese MIC for its help in training Lao journalists in particular and developing journalism in Laos in general. -VNA