Press Releases 2013

14/06/2016 17:14:58 Cautious shopping at Northern Crime Prevention Carnival 2013

The Consumer Council urges consumers to shop carefully during the Northern Crime Prevention Carnival 2013 at Subrail Park, Labasa commencing, Saturday 15th to 22nd June 2013.

31/12/2013 16:33:18 LTA should reconsider water, electricity bill requirement

The Consumer Council of Fiji is asking the Land Transport Authority (LTA) to clarify its public notice in Fiji Sun (31/12/13), titled- Compulsory Water and Electricity Bills for LTA Customers.

24/12/2013 08:25:17 Play Tattslotto with Caution

TattsLotto offers you the chance to make your million dollar dreams come true and this is often the motivation pushing consumers to bet their hard earned money on this lottery.

20/12/2013 08:11:28 Chicken in Abundance

Chicken is a must on most consumers’ shopping list during Christmas shopping and end-of-year festivities. As a cheaper alternative to other more expensive imported meat, most households buy a lot of chicken during the Christmas holidays as part of the menu for parties and functions normally held during this time of the year.

19/12/2013 15:01:09 Antibacterial soaps under scrutiny

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the key stakeholders in the health sector to re-look at the antibacterial soaps and body washes which comes with a claim that people using them will stay away from falling sick.

18/12/2013 08:31:26 Traders asked to be responsible, ethical during festive season

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the traders to act responsibly by refraining from selling expired, sub-standard and poor quality goods to the consumers.

11/12/2013 16:25:48 Seek more information on new technologies

The Consumer Council of Fiji is urging consumers to seek more information and read carefully about new products and services in the market.

10/12/2013 08:14:59 No overloaded boats this Christmas

The Consumer Council of Fiji is warning the Inter-Island shipping companies against overloading their boats this festive season.

03/12/2013 16:29:45 Beware of Scam Phone Calls/Messages

Watch out for scam text messages and missed calls from unknown foreign numbers with area codes +375 or +371.

20/11/2013 10:48:34 Schools to Refund Fees Paid in Advance

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the schools to refund all advance payments made for the 2014 school year, to the parents.

11/11/2013 15:11:36 Consumer Tribunal - Cheap and Speedy Justice System for Consumers

The Consumer Council of Fiji welcomes the establishment of a consumer complaints/compensation tribunal, which aims to give consumers a clear, simple, and more flexible and affordable redress system.

08/11/2013 16:36:14 Consumers have won

The 2014 National Budget is a ‘winning budget’ for consumers.

06/11/2013 16:08:33 Beware of high credit card surcharges, Council warns

Consumers are encouraged to report traders who impose exorbitant surcharge for the use of their credit card facilities.

05/11/2013 16:14:02 Consumers must benefit from duty reductions

The Consumer Council of Fiji is urging the Government to put in place strict price monitoring system particularly on duty reduced items announced during national budget to reflect lower prices at retail level.

05/11/2013 10:44:36 Consumers must benefit from duty reductions

The Consumer Council of Fiji is urging the Government to put in place strict price monitoring system particularly on duty reduced items announced during national budget to reflect lower prices at retail level.

29/10/2013 14:55:22 Be wise, this Diwali

Don’t bust your budget this Diwali.

21/10/2013 16:21:25 Insensitive Advertisements

The Consumer Council of Fiji has expressed grave concern over the commercialization of the festival of lights, Diwali, in recent weeks.

15/10/2013 08:36:01 The Pink Window Creations must refund

The Consumer Council of Fiji applauds the consumers for coming forward to lodge their complaints against the online boutique, The Pink Window Creations.

14/10/2013 16:19:59 Spend Cautiously

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the consumers to become more prudent and frugal in their spending.

02/10/2013 16:23:34 Pink Window Creations Should Refund Consumers Money Immediately

Consumers should be cautious when buying items from The Pink Window Creations, an online shopping boutique.

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