ARTA warns gov’t agencies: cut-off, quota systems illegal

 22 February 2021 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) is reiterating its call to government agencies to refrain from imposing cut-offs and quota system and to strictly observe the no-noon break policy in their transactions in compliance with Republic Act 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business. Last Friday, ARTA conducted a surprise inspection at.. read more

Jail time, P2-M fine await anti-fixing violators, ARTA czar Belgica warns

23 February 2021 – Jail and hefty fines await individuals found guilty of involvement in fixing, Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica warned on Tuesday. Citing Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018, Belgica said anyone who offers fixing services or colludes.. read more

CBP Phase 1 launched, to improve Philippines’ Starting a Business performance in Doing Business report

28 January 2021 –  Earlier today, the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Securities and Exchange Commission, Bureau of Internal Revenue, Social Security System, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Pag-IBIG Fund, Food and Drug Administration, and eighteen pilot Local Government Units (LGUs) launched the first phase of the Central Business Portal.. read more

ARTA, DICT, and partner agencies to launch Central Business Portal Phase 1 nationwide

26 January 2021 –  The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Social Security System (SSS), Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (Philhealth), Home Development Mutual Fund or Pag-IBIG Fund, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and eighteen pilot Local Government Units (LGUs).. read more