Consumer Council of Fiji

Hoarding of Cooking Gas
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Hoarding of Cooking Gas

It has become a common practice for unscrupulous traders to stock up on items for which they anticipate a price incr...

Shipping Companies To Take Responsibility  Of Delays
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Shipping Companies To Take Responsibility Of Delays

The Consumer Council of Fiji is disappointed in the manner in which Patterson Shipping liaised with its passengers a...

Consumers Warned To Avoid Buying Flood Damaged Goods
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Consumers Warned To Avoid Buying Flood Damaged Goods

With the recent flooding that affected some parts of the Western Division, the Consumer Council of Fiji is urging co...

Parents Encouraged To Focus On School Attire
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Parents Encouraged To Focus On School Attire

The Consumer Council of Fiji is encouraging parents to get their focus on their children’s school attire first and...

Dial 155 To Seek Clarification On Trading Matters
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Dial 155 To Seek Clarification On Trading Matters

The two new Government initiatives the Environment and Climate Change Adaptation Levy (ECAL) and the E-Transport sys...

1464 Complaints Received By Council’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Division
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1464 Complaints Received By Council’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Division

The second half of this year was challenging for the Alternative Dispute Resolution Division of the Consumer Council...

Buffet Meals: Is it Value for Money?
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Buffet Meals: Is it Value for Money?

When it comes to celebrations, we prefer visiting hotels and restaurants that offer good quality food which is value...

Joyous Festive Season Is Here
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Joyous Festive Season Is Here

It  is that time of the year again when people tend to spend a lot on merry making and get together functions. It i...

Additional $0.20 Surcharge For Express Bus Is Not Justified
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Additional $0.20 Surcharge For Express Bus Is Not Justified

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to inform public on any new additions ...

Concerns On E-Ticketing Services
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Concerns On E-Ticketing Services

Submissions/Consultations/Reasons for the E- Ticketing System From 2007, the Council has been lobbying for a reform ...

TRANSPORTATION: Denying Taxi Fare Concession
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TRANSPORTATION: Denying Taxi Fare Concession

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on taxi drivers to be mindful of their responsibility towards passengers par...

Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping
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Kumar: Pay Attention to your receipts while doing Diwali shopping

With just two days remaining before Diwali, the Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on consumers to be vigilant and ...

Placing Orders Online
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Placing Orders Online

Nowadays, consumers prefer online shopping when it comes to purchasing goods simply because it is convenient with th...

Buying Second Hand Electronic Goods
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Buying Second Hand Electronic Goods

CONSUMER COUNCIL OF FIJI Purchasing a second-hand or used electronic good can be risky. This is due to the simple re...

Entertainment Facilities Must Be Safe
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Entertainment Facilities Must Be Safe

Leisure time means family time and in order to spend quality time with loved ones, consumers tend to pick on activit...

Restaurant Grading  System To Be Monitored
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Restaurant Grading System To Be Monitored

It is common practice for consumers to eat out in restaurants when visiting towns and cities. Every individual enjoy...

Scrutinize the courier services available
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Scrutinize the courier services available

Time and again consumers engage the services of courier service providers to transport items from one location to th...

What The Budget Means To You-Budget Makes Dreams of Ordinary Citizens Come True
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What The Budget Means To You-Budget Makes Dreams of Ordinary Citizens Come True

The Consumer Council of Fiji has welcomed Government’s emphasis in the 2017-2018 Budget on social protection with ...

How Secure Is Your Registered Mail?
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How Secure Is Your Registered Mail?

Distance, time and money force people to engage the services of postal or courier companies for sending and receivin...

Council: Get your vehicles checked
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Council: Get your vehicles checked

The Consumer Council of Fiji is asking consumers who may own Mazda RX-8 models manufactured in the years 2003-2008 t...

Consumers’ Health And Safety
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Consumers’ Health And Safety

  Amongst the basic necessities of life, food is the key to survival. Consumers work tirelessly to earn money t...

Vehicle Buying Blunder
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Vehicle Buying Blunder

  Buying a vehicle is no longer a farfetched dream. Today, consumers are just a step away from driving off with...

Water Bill Shock
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Water Bill Shock

How often do you check your water meter for any possible leakages? Habitually, many consumers with the laid back att...

Unauthorised Withdrawal From A Customer’s Account
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Unauthorised Withdrawal From A Customer’s Account

Today, I will endeavour to bring to your attention another recent occurrence relating to unauthorised withdrawal fro...

Avoid Overspending This Diwali
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Avoid Overspending This Diwali

Diwali, the festival of lights and its excitement draws near. This is one of those occasions when Fijian consumers a...

Council Supports Decision On Medical Complaints Made Public!
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Council Supports Decision On Medical Complaints Made Public!

The Consumer Council of Fiji appreciates a recent decision made by the Fiji Medical and Dental Professional Conduct ...

Stakeholders To Discuss Insurance Tomorrow
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Stakeholders To Discuss Insurance Tomorrow

  A stakeholders’ seminar on ‘Property Insurance’ focussed on products, policies, regulations and consume...

Watchdog Urges People: Use Helpline Responsibly
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Watchdog Urges People: Use Helpline Responsibly

The Consumer Council of Fiji is concerned about some prank calls received by the National Consumer Helpline since it...

Asco Works On Global Recall On Toyota Prius And Lexus CT200h
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Asco Works On Global Recall On Toyota Prius And Lexus CT200h

  Asco Motors is understood to be working with the relevant authorities to confirm the logistical requirements ...

Biosecurity, Consumer Council Sign Agreement
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Biosecurity, Consumer Council Sign Agreement

The Biosecurity Authority of Fiji (BAF) and Consumer Council of Fiji yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding ...

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