ARTA gives FDA drug center until May 23 to explain unacted applications

17 May 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is giving an office of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) until Sunday, May 23, to explain their inaction on hundreds of drug applications of various pharmaceutical companies that turned over complete requirements. ARTA slapped the FDA Center for Drug Regulation and Research (CDRR) with a.. read more

Gov’t officials, employees under ARTA probe subject to lifestyle checks

13 May 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is now preparing to endorse government employees and officials under its investigation to the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) for lifestyle checks. In One News’s Agenda hosted by Cito Beltran, ARTA Director General Jeremiah Belgica revealed the agency’s move following the continuing delays in the processing of.. read more

ARTA checks alleged “LAGAY” system in building vaccine plant

10 May 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority is currently looking into a report that some pharmaceutical companies willing to set up vaccine manufacturing facilities have experienced extortion. ARTA Director General Jeremiah Belgica was informed about this last Friday during his guesting at “The Virtual Presser” with foreign media hosted by the Presidential Communications Operations.. read more