By: L.N. Reklai

September 25, 2017 (Koror, Palau) Two business forums are scheduled to take place this week. SBDC:2017 Business Forum is slated for the Wednesday, 27th and Chamber of Commerce and Belau Tourism Association’s Joint Forum on Telecommunications Regulatory Framework is set for Thursday, 28th, 2017.


The Palau SBDC 2017 Business Forum is themed “Strengthening Palau’s Private Sector through Public Partnership” and will offer workshops on basic requirements for businesses such types of licenses and different taxes payable and resources available such as training and technical assistance and lending opportunities.

The event will be held at Ngarachamayong on Wednesday from 9am to 3pm. The event is co-sponsored by Pacific Trade & Investment and Bureau of Tourism and new and existing businesses are invited.

The other event hosted by Chamber of Commerce and Belau Tourism Association will focus on the proposed Telecommunications Regulatory Framework with Legal Counsel from the Office of the President, Belau Submarine Cable Corporation and PNCC.

Discussion will focus on the intent of the bill, implementation and challenges.  Public is invited to the event. It will be held at Bai ra Maiberel on Thursday, 28th from 9am to 12pm. [/restrict]