Anti-Red Tape Act - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Anti-Red Tape Act


Duterte orders agencies to eliminate 'overregulation'

Feb 27, 2020 - 1:40 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte's Administrative Order No. 23 compels national government agencies to report how they are cutting red tape

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Gov’t workers involved in fixing face dismissal – CSC

Dec 28, 2017 - 10:03 AM

Fixing or involvement with fixers is now part of the Civil Service Commission's list of administrative offenses

FIXERS. Government officials and employees may face suspension and permanent removal from public service if found guilty of engaging in fixing. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

140 local offices get 'excellent' rating in gov't service – CSC

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:07 PM

Meanwhile 127 offices received a failed rating in the Civil Service Commission s 2016 Report Card Survey on the quality of service of frontline government offices

8888 hotline: Most complaints lodged vs SSS, LTO

Sep 23, 2016 - 7:04 PM

Quezon City and Manila also top the list of LGUs that got the most number of complaints since the hotline was launched in August

Gov't to build automated citizen, business registries to cut red tape

Aug 03, 2016 - 4:02 PM

All government agencies will share data in these systems to ease tedious processes Filipinos normally encounter when applying for licenses permits and other official documents

LINES. Voters wait in line at the local Comelec office of Manila as the first day of official registration for the coming Sangguniang Kabataan elections start on Friday, July 15, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Grace Poe to Filipino women: Be financially independent

Feb 18, 2016 - 2:55 PM

At a GoNegosyo summit the presidential bet says there is a need to empower Filipinas especially mothers who juggle their responsibilities at home and work

EMPOWERING WOMEN. Presidential candidate Grace Poe pushes for TESDA women's centers nationwide to offer vocational courses that will qualify women for job requirements in their respective regions. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

#KontraRedTape: Help government provide better service

Jan 31, 2016 - 11:46 PM

Demanding more from government starts with a people s awareness of their rights

OPEN FORUM: Students chat with CSC Chairperson Ms. Alicia Dela Rosa-Bala about what they could do as citizens. Image courtesy Ana Vasquez / Rappler

Turn rants into ratings with

Aug 31, 2015 - 4:10 PM

Press release: Bantay ph focuses on frontline services relating to starting and running a business


10 right things to expect from government offices

Apr 23, 2014 - 8:42 AM

Learn what you should expect when visiting a government agency

Taking small steps to fight big problems

Dec 22, 2013 - 11:00 AM

We need to shift the mindset of “it’s always been that way” to “it doesn’t have to be that way ” because we deserve better