Statement of Officer-in-Charge and Undersecretary Ernesto V. Perez (Deputy Director General for Operations) on the preventive suspension of 5 ARTA officials

15 June 2022- My appointment as the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) was made “in order to ensure the continuous and effective delivery of public service.” These are the words of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. We see this order as an affirmation that Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery ...
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Statement of Secretary Jeremiah Belgica on the launching of the Digital Innovation and Modernization of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)

20 May 2022 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) congratulates the Philippine Postal Corporation on the successful launch of its Digital Innovation and Modernization. Indeed, this is consistent with our goal of streamlining and expediting government services, as embodied in Republic Act 11032, or the Ease of Doing Business and Government Services Act of 2018, and with the ARTA’s streamlining ...
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Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on Executive Order No. 170 or the adoption of digital payments for government disbursements and collections

16 May 2022- We at the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) welcome President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s signing of Executive Order (EO) No. 170, series of 2022, which institutionalizes the adoption of digital payments for government disbursements and collections. Citing Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, the order states that ...
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Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on President Duterte’s call to cut red tape in government services for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW)

7 April 2022- Today, the Philippine government led the groundbreaking ceremony of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) Center in Daang Hari, Las Piñas City. We, at the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), see this as another helpful office and facility that will streamline government services being offered to our courageous and hardworking OFWs. ARTA is also pushing for the integration of ...
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Statement of Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on the Decision of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to stop reserving appointment slots for recruiters

13 March 2022 – Obtaining appointment slots at the Department of Foreign Affairs has been a cause for concern in recent months, particularly for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). There are some people who are taking advantage of the situation by charging a fee to secure an appointment. We support the decision of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), led by ...
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Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on the Appoinment of the New Social Security System (SSS) Chief

11 March 2022 – The Social Security System (SSS) is one of the institutions that has proactively responded to our push to streamline and reengineer processes in order to improve the efficiency of government services. ARTA witnessed several initiatives by the state-run pension fund to make its services more accessible in accordance with the provisions of Republic Act 11032. On ...
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