Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on the Appointment of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles as the New Chairperson of Civil Service Commission (CSC)

07 March 2022 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) welcomes the appointment of Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles as the new chairperson of the Civil Service Commission (CSC). Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles has done an exemplary job of leading the administration’s Cabinet as Cabinet Secretary. He has been responsible in organizing all of the Cabinet’s actions and movements, and has been ...
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Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on vaccination not being a requirement for minor students attending in-person classes

3 March 2022 – With the return of students attending in-person classes, we at the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) would like to remind educational institutions to not burden parents, as well as their minor children, with additional costs and requirements. In a public briefing, Education Secretary Leonor Briones clarified that while vaccination against COVID-19 is encouraged for everyone, it is ...
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STATEMENT OF SECRETARY JEREMIAH B. BELGICA ON THE RETIREMENT OF CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (CSC) CHAIRPERSON ALICIA DELA ROSA-BALA

05 February 2022 – Chairperson Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala officially retired from her position as head of the Civil Service Commission on February 2, marking the end of her seven-year tenure. Under her helm, CSC has been a recognized partner that helped the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) achieve its milestones. For one, CSC has played a vital role in crafting the Implementing ...
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STATEMENT OF SECRETARY JEREMIAH B. BELGICA ON THE COMPLAINTS REGARDING THE CONGESTION IN THE PORT OF MATNOG IN SORSOGON

29 January 2022 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has been receiving complaints about the port of Matnog in Sorsogon being congested. In this regard, we have already started our investigations and conducted a series of hearings and meetings on the port’s situation. ARTA personnel and representatives have been on the ground and have found some indications that the long ...
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STATEMENT OF SECRETARY JEREMIAH B. BELGICA IN THE IMPROVED PH INTERNET RANKINGS

21 January 2022 – Again, the internet speed ranking of the Philippines for the month of December has increased based on the recent Ookla report. As of the most recent data given by worldwide speed monitoring firm Speedtest by Ookla, the Philippines’ internet speed global rankings for both mobile and fixed broadband improved substantially in December 2021. The country’s median ...
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STATEMENT OF SECRETARY JEREMIAH B. BELGICA ON THE RESIGNATION OF DR. ERIC DOMINGO AS FDA CHIEF

4 January 2021 – On behalf of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), we would like to express our gratitude to former Director General Eric Domingo for his dedicated service during his tenure as head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Many FDA process reforms were implemented during his tenure as FDA chief, benefiting many Filipinos and contributing to the ...
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