Consumer Council of Fiji

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...

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 ...

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