Consumer Council of Fiji

Restaurants Failing To Meet Standards
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Restaurants Failing To Meet Standards

The Council inspected 74 restaurants in the Central, Western and Northern divisions from 27th – 31st May, and foun...

Consumer Council Relocates, Launches New Logo
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Consumer Council Relocates, Launches New Logo

“We need a logo or branding that truly depicts the work of the organisation."

LTA Clarifies: There Have Been Consultations On E-Ticketing Fines
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LTA Clarifies: There Have Been Consultations On E-Ticketing Fines

  Consultations about the increase in E-Ticketing bus card fines was conducted in September last year following...

Comply! Council Call To Landlords As Rent Freeze Continues
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Comply! Council Call To Landlords As Rent Freeze Continues

SOURCE: CONSUMER COUNCIL OF FIJI The Consumer Council of Fiji is call­ing on all landlords to ensure that they comp...

From An Influential Consumer Advocate to Member of Parliament
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From An Influential Consumer Advocate to Member of Parliament

Premila Kumar is best known for her work as a consumer advocate with a distinguished professional career as trade po...

Some Lami-Nausori corridor Supermarkets Under Scrutiny
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Some Lami-Nausori corridor Supermarkets Under Scrutiny

Three supermarkets in Suva were yesterday directed to remove food items from their shelves. This followed a joint in...

Mobile Phones, Electronic Goods Top Consumer Council Complaints
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Mobile Phones, Electronic Goods Top Consumer Council Complaints

  From 2013 to July 2018, the Consumer Council of Fiji (CCF) has received its highest number of complaints from...

Dynamic Currency Conversion Exchange
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Dynamic Currency Conversion Exchange

When expatriates or tourists visit a foreign country and seek to make a financial transaction they usually gravitate...

Sub-standard Eggs Place Consumers at Risk
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Sub-standard Eggs Place Consumers at Risk

  Eggs are a popular source of protein in Fiji. Due to its popularity at meal times, eggs are strictly regulate...

Watchdog: Calls for Bus Fare Increase Must be Justified
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Watchdog: Calls for Bus Fare Increase Must be Justified

The Consumer Coun­cil of Fiji is calling on bus companies in the country to submit audited financial reports to the...

Exercise Your Consumer Rights When Purchasing Mobile Phones
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Exercise Your Consumer Rights When Purchasing Mobile Phones

In a fast advancing digital world, mobile phones are fast becoming a necessity for all. There are myriad of function...

Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council
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Some Security Services Making Consumers Insecure: Council

Hiring a security company to guard a home or premises is something that consumers do to give themselves peace of min...

Premila Kumar Resigns
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Premila Kumar Resigns

  The Consumer Council of Fiji yester­day announced that their chief ex­ecutive officer of Consumer Council o...

Call For Manufacturers, Traders To Relook At Their Warranty Policies
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Call For Manufacturers, Traders To Relook At Their Warranty Policies

  When consumers pay more for warranty on their prod­ucts, they place their faith in traders to be able to fix...

Allegations By Council Not True: Goundar
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Allegations By Council Not True: Goundar

  Allegations by the Consumer Council of Fiji that passengers on Lomaiviti Princess V had waited on the vessel ...

Banks Seize Homes From Those Who Ignore Default Notices
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Banks Seize Homes From Those Who Ignore Default Notices

The purchase of property is not some­thing that individuals enter into lightly. There are many factors that consume...

Complaints Point To Price Gouging Under Homes–Care Initiative
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Complaints Point To Price Gouging Under Homes–Care Initiative

Consumers urged to call helpline 155 to lodge similar concerns. The Consumer Council of Fiji is concerned that trade...

Modified Pin Plugs, A Worry
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Modified Pin Plugs, A Worry

The Consumer Council of Fiji is warning traders to refrain from selling modified pin plugs to consumers as it poses ...

Safeguard Your Life Insurance Policy Documents
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Safeguard Your Life Insurance Policy Documents

In a world full of uncertainties, people hold on to things that give them a sense of stability and consistency. They...

$1.6 Million Worth Of Complaints Registered In 5 Years By Consumers In Labasa
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$1.6 Million Worth Of Complaints Registered In 5 Years By Consumers In Labasa

Initially consumers were hesitant to lodge complaints for fear of being victimised by traders or service providers T...

Consumer Council: Modified Pin Plugs A Worry
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Consumer Council: Modified Pin Plugs A Worry

The Consumer Council of Fiji is warning traders to refrain from selling modi­fied pin plugs to consumers be­cause ...

Council To Hold Workshop In Labasa
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Council To Hold Workshop In Labasa

The Consumer Council of Fiji will conduct a workshop in Labasa on April 24, 2018, with the theme “Strengthening co...

Financial Disaster Relief Assistance For Consumers
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Financial Disaster Relief Assistance For Consumers

In light of the devastating effects caused by Tropical Cyclone Josie and associated floods in parts of the country, ...

Thorough background Check Necessary for Wedding Planners, Make-up Artists
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Thorough background Check Necessary for Wedding Planners, Make-up Artists

Fiji’s location in the South Pacific makes it one of the best holiday places in the region. The 47 per cent tax re...

Time Barred Policies
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Time Barred Policies

In modern day, most people have become accustomed to creating a hedge fund for unforeseen circumstances. Making regu...

Disposable Cards Loophole Must Be Addressed
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Disposable Cards Loophole Must Be Addressed

In recent weeks the Consumer Council of Fiji has been vocal in demanding that bus drivers carry disposable electroni...

Disposable e-Transport cards must be available in all buses
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Disposable e-Transport cards must be available in all buses

The e-ticketing system has been met with mixed reactions since its implementa­tion despite its good intention. Some...

When  Safety  Shoes Are Not So Safe
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When Safety Shoes Are Not So Safe

Health and safety are of prime importance in one’s life particularly when it comes to work environment. Workers ne...

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