ARTA asks FDA to keep their communications open for Ivermectin applications

31 March 2021 – Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) Director General Jeremiah Belgica, in a meeting earlier, called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to “keep their communications open for the registration of pharmaceutical companies who would want to apply for a Drug Emergency Use or a Compassionate Special Permit for Ivermectin”. During the meeting,.. read more

Gov’t agencies boast faster service in ARTA report to the President

23 March 2021  –  Reforms to ease the doing of business in the country are starting to pay off with several government agencies telling the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) about the significant reduction in the processing time of their transactions. The said improvements were specifically observed in some of the services of the Local Government.. read more

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