10 months Cabinet to streamline land use conversion process MB
By Genalyn Kabiling President Duterte has directed the Cabinet to remove the bottlenecks derailing the resolution of land use conversion cases and hasten the processing of applications. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and his Cabinet members (ROBINSON NIÑAL JR. / PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) According to Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, the Cabinet members have been ordered to review and streamline the process not only to accelerate conversion of farmlands to other purposes but also curb corruption. “The President wants to get rid of corruption in land conversion cases, and he understands how delays in processing can be equated with corruption. ... more