ARTA lauds QC LGU for expanded, more efficient eBOSS platform

17 June 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) lauded the Quezon City local government unit for its expanded and more efficient electronic Business One-Stop Shop (eBOSS). Secretary Jeremiah Belgica, along with other key officials of ARTA, paid a courtesy visit to Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte before inspecting LGU’s compliance with the eBOSS directive.. read more

ARTA Sec. Belgica prods barangays to integrate with eBOSS platforms

17 June 2021 – Secretary Jeremiah Belgica, director general of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), called on barangays to integrate with the electronic business one-stop shops (eBOSS) being set up by their respective local government units. He issued the reminder on the last day set to establish eBOSS platforms in LGUs as provided for  in.. read more

Business organizations, media companies ink MOU as new ARTA Champions

16 June 2021 – Key figures from the business and media sectors signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Anti-Red Tape Authority as its new ARTA champions on Wednesday. The Confederation of Filipino Workers, Junior Chamber International, and Out-of-Home Advertising Association of the Philippines joined two esteemed business organizations in serving as ARTA Champions.. read more

Fixer who offered illegal services to ARTA official arrested

15 June 2021 – A fixer who offered his illegal services to a top Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) official at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) Headquarters in Quezon City was arrested on Tuesday. After receiving reports from the Authority, elements of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group-Regional Field Unit-National Capital Region arrested a certain Randy.. read more

ARTA czar Belgica seeks DOH probe on FDA drug center chief

15 June 2021 – After going to the Office of the Ombudsman, the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has now turned to the Department of Health (DOH) asking it to conduct its own probe against an official of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) who allegedly sat on hundreds of drug applications for Automatic Renewal (AR).. read more

ARTA kicks off third anniversary celebration with leadership talk

14 June 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) formally launched its celebration of its third anniversary on Monday with a leadership talk and messages from the top officials of the agency. The anniversary celebration carried the theme “ARTA: Tatlong Taon ng Tren ng Reporma, TARA NA!” Secretary Jeremiah Belgica, who delivered a message during.. read more

ARTA, DAP lead review of gov’t agencies’ Regulatory Impact Statements

10 June 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), in partnership with the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP), has led the panel of experts in reviewing the Regulatory Impact Statements (RISs) of at least eight government agencies this month. Among the government agencies who have submitted their RISs for review during their panel presentations.. read more

ARTA recommends 412 counts vs FDA drug center official over delays in application processing

9 June 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has endorsed to the Office of the Ombudsman the filing of charges against the head of the Food and Drug Administration – Center for Drug Regulation and Research (FDA – CDRR) for sitting on hundreds of Automatic Renewal (AR) drug applications. In its motu propio Disposition.. read more


It is pleasing to know that the local government units are complying in the creation of Committee on Anti-Red Tape (CART), including the Davao City led by Mayor Sara Duterte. We welcome and look forward to collaborating with you in the ongoing fight against red tape. I would also like to thank the Mayors for.. read more

ARTA to resume surprise inspections at LGUs, NGAs

8 June 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) will resume its surprise inspections at local government units and national government agencies to ensure that all processes are streamlined for the people’s convenience.   Secretary Jeremiah Belgica, director general of ARTA, said they assess the processes of the agencies, offices, and bureaus that they visit.. read more