A unified quick response (QR) code for the logistics sector will be implemented in 2021 under the National Effort for the Harmonization of Efficient Measures of Inter-related Agencies (NEHEMIA) program of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA).
The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has issued a memorandum circular directing government agencies to use the Philippine National Public Key Infrastructure (PNPKI), which utilizes digital signatures in signing official documents.
Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said the process of securing permits to install common telco towers has been significantly reduced to 16 days from 241 days following the recent signing of a joint memorandum circular (JMC).
Digital payment firm PayMaya has launched its LEAD program which aims to equip LGUs with end-to-end cashless payment solutions for better public service.
The government said the National Business One-Stop Shop (NBOSS) and the Central Business Portal that was developed by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) will improve the processing of business permits from 13 steps in 33 days to nine steps in seven days.
The NTC said it has issued an order granting provisional authority to Newsnet, a company owned by businessman Mel Velarde, to operate pay-television and multi-media services in South Luzon, North Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
The Central Business Portal, which will be fully operational by February 14 next year, covers business transactions under the SEC, but is envisioned to also cover the DTI and even the BIR.
The LTFRB on Thursday said it is set to release 1,130 CPCs to TNVS applicants within the next two weeks, following an order from the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) for it to automatically approve all valid TNVS applications.