Visa extension application unprocessed due to missing receipt irked ARTA czar

Director General Belgica inspecting the Bureau of Immigration’s services 2 March 2021 – Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica is urging government agencies to ensure copies of receipts in their files. This, after the ARTA czar chanced upon a foreign applicant, who claimed to have completed the requirements for the extension of his.. 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