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Manila receives award for electronic Business One-Stop-Shop 

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Manila - The City Government of Manila has achieved yet another milestone as it proudly received an award from the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) for its outstanding compliance with the Electronic Business One-Stop-Shop (e-BOSS) requirement for local government units (LGUs). The prestigious award ceremony took place on May 29, 2023, at the Manila Hotel, and the City Government was honored to be recognized for its commitment to streamlining business processes and reducing bureaucratic red tape.

The e-BOSS requirement, spearheaded by ARTA, aims to provide a seamless and efficient platform for businesses to complete necessary permits and transactions. It eliminates unnecessary delays and simplifies the bureaucratic procedures involved in starting and operating businesses. The City Government of Manila's dedication to adopting this innovative system has significantly contributed to improving the ease of doing business in the city.

During the award ceremony, Atty. Sharima D. Rescar and Atty. Kevin Manlulu proudly accepted the award on behalf of the City Government. Their presence symbolized the collective effort and unwavering commitment of the entire Manila team, working tirelessly to enhance the city's business environment and foster economic growth.


Mayor Dra. Honey Lacuna, the visionary leader of Manila, expressed her gratitude and humility in accepting the prestigious award. Under her guidance, the City Government has prioritized the modernization and digitization of its processes to provide a more efficient and business-friendly environment for both local and foreign entrepreneurs.

The recognition from ARTA serves as a testament to the City Government's dedication to promoting a business-friendly atmosphere, attracting investments, and creating employment opportunities. By simplifying bureaucratic processes and embracing digital solutions, the City of Manila has become an exemplar in ensuring a seamless and transparent system for entrepreneurs.

Mayor Lacuna emphasized that this achievement would not have been possible without the unwavering support and collaborative efforts of the entire Manila community. The award serves as motivation to continue pursuing innovative approaches that facilitate business growth and contribute to the overall development of the city.

The City Government of Manila remains committed to upholding its core values of transparency, efficiency, and public service. With this award, they are further inspired to explore new avenues and initiatives that will continue to elevate Manila's standing as a prime business destination in the country.


As the City of Manila humbly shares this remarkable achievement, it invites residents, business owners, and stakeholders to celebrate this milestone together. The City Government's continuous efforts in improving the business landscape underscore their unwavering dedication to building a progressive and prosperous Manila for all.

With the leadership of Mayor Dra. Honey Lacuna and the collective commitment of its officials and employees, the City of Manila remains steadfast in its pursuit of excellence and providing a conducive environment for businesses to thrive.

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