ARTA visits Samar and Tacloban, observes LGUs’ compliance with R.A. 11032

1 December 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) last week apprised the local government officials of Western Samar of the mandates and functions of the Authority and urged them to effectively implement and comply with R.A. 11032 – the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018 – during the.. read more

ARTA, DICT, DSWD, DILG to streamline food and cash assistance process during disasters

25 November 2020 –  The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will be collaborating to streamline the process of availing food and cash assistance by disaster-stricken communities following the onslaught of typhoons Rolly and Ulysses... read more

ARTA issues “final warning” to gov’t agencies who failed to comply with Citizen’s Charter submission, among others

19 November 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) last Tuesday issued a Compliance Order with Notice of Warning to eight government agencies for failing to submit their updated Certificate of Compliance (CoC),Citizen’s Charter Handbook, and/or Administrative Order (AO) 23 Compliance Report. The eight government agencies include the Bureau of Animal Industry; Bureau of Agricultural.. read more

ARTA backs House Bill 7698 in support to small entrepreneurs

18 November 2020 – Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica expressed the Authority’s full support to the House Bill 7698–An Act Providing Support Services for Small Entrepreneurs in Online Spaces, Providing Mechanisms for their Integration into the Formal Economy and Other Purposes–during its deliberation yesterday by the House Committee on Micro, Small and.. read more

ARTA to concerned gov’t agencies: make calamity assistance processing fast and easy

17 November 2020 – Following recent consecutive typhoons that hit the country, ARTA reminds all concerned government agencies to make fast, simple, and easy the processing of request for assistance of and the delivery of supplies to disaster-stricken communities. According to ARTA Director General Jeremiah Belgica, the provision of assistance should not be hampered by.. read more

ARTA files new complaint against Camarines Norte Governor Tallado

06 November 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) filed a new case against Camarines Norte Governor Edgardo Tallado at the Office of the Ombudsman today for another violation of Republic Act 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018. Based on ARTA’s Findings and Recommendations after investigation,.. read more

ARTA files case against barangay captain in Marilao, Bulacan for violation of R.A. 11032

04 November 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) had filed a complaint against the Punong Barangay of Loma de Gato, Marilao, Bulacan, Ma. Lourdes I. San Andres, at the Office of the Ombudsman yesterday for violation of Republic Act 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018... read more

ARTA, DILG, DSWD seek fast-tracking cash and food assistance release to communities

03 November 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are now working on expediting the release of cash and food assistance to the marginalized and poor communities. This, following the President’s directive to simplify the process of giving.. read more

ARTA steps in to help agencies improve food production sector service following complaints versus BAI and BPI

23 October 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has now stepped in to improve the processing of applications in the food production sector, particularly in the Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) and the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI). Over the course of the month, ARTA has met with BAI and BPI in separate meetings.. read more

ARTA commence capacitating PCCI personnel as “ARTA champions”

21 October 2020 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) earlier today commenced the training of personnel from all chapters of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) who will be designated as “ARTA champions” and authorized to receive Ease of Doing Business (EODB)–related complaints from the private sector. The two-day training aims to broaden.. read more