Press Releases 2014

23/08/2016 18:20:26 Council applauds LTA Tribunal Ruling

The Consumer Council of Fiji welcomes the Land Transport Authority Tribunal’s ruling on the cancellation of the Authorized Motor Vehicle Dealership (AMVD) license of Nativa Motors.

23/08/2016 14:51:52 Ignore duplicate FEA Bills

The Consumer Council of Fiji is advising consumers to ignore the duplicate copy of FEA bills they may receive for this month’s billing period.

31/07/2016 14:54:27 Sky Pacific Subscribers Must have Say

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on Fiji Television Limited to reverse its decision to change its Sky Pacific channel line-up announced yesterday.

30/05/2016 14:41:17 Response to Fiji Medical and Dental Secretariat

At the Outset the Council wishes to clarify that there is no misconception from the Consumer Council of Fiji.

15/04/2016 10:21:48 VAT inclusive prices must be displayed by Real Estate Agents

The Consumer Council of Fiji is urging traders and service providers that the law requires VAT inclusive prices (VIP) to be displayed for all goods and service supplied at the retail level.

28/05/2015 11:50:23 Alliance to fight Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Marketing of Unhealthy Food

Say no to sugar-sweetened beverages and yes to Regulation on the marketing of unhealthy food to children - this was the unanimous call made from all stakeholders which were part of the workshop on marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children in Suva.

30/12/2014 17:21:44 Bedbug Alert

With increasing consumer concerns over bedbug infestation, the Consumer Council of Fiji is alerting consumers to watch out for bedbugs in their homes.

23/12/2014 17:32:54 Watch out for ‘maggots’ in fruit cake

With just two days remaining before Christmas, the Consumer Council of Fiji is asking consumers to be vigilant when buying fruit cakes amongst other shopping items.

22/12/2014 17:23:58 Tapoo City Car Park is most expensive: says the Council

The festive season is meant to be a time for winding down and celebrating the end of another year.

19/12/2014 17:16:17 Beware when buying, consuming meat!

The Consumer Council of Fiji is once again urging consumers to be vigilant when buying meat for family and end-of-year functions to celebrate Christmas and New Year.

18/12/2014 18:16:56 Look for discounts, not points!

Just how much are you getting from your loyalty rewards programme?

15/12/2014 18:07:49 Home loan hunters should compare fees and charges

Consumers who intend to get a home loan are urged to ‘look around and compare’ fees and charges, interest rates and other costs associated with home loan before signing up one.

12/12/2014 17:36:37 Short term, low interest rates should be considered carefully

The Consumer Council of Fiji is advising consumers intending to get a home loan to seriously consider their long-term financial status before choosing their home loan interest rate options.

10/12/2014 18:24:39 WAF should provide a water distribution schedule

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) to come up with a water distribution schedule rather than putting out advertisements to advice customers of the areas where water disruption has occurred. This is known to the public and their dry taps confirm water disruption.

02/12/2014 18:22:38 Watch out for stone-potatoes

With continuing shortage in supply of potatoes faced throughout the country, the Consumer Council of Fiji is advising consumers to be cautious when buying potatoes - watch the price aswell as the quality.

24/11/2014 16:45:27 Clarification on Price Increase Post-Budget Announcement

The Consumer Council of Fiji is reminding traders to be honest and sell old stock at the old price as duty on old stock was already paid before the budget announcement on 21st November 2014.

24/11/2014 10:51:33 Clarification on Price Increase after post-Budget Announcement

The Consumer Council of Fiji is reminding traders to be honest and sell old stock at the old price as duty on old stock was already paid before the budget announcement on 21st November 2014.

21/11/2014 12:25:16 2015 Budget embraces Public Health Care

Government has heard the plight of the people.

20/11/2014 16:25:47 Data Bureau, an obstacle to Access Credit

Fiji Data Bureau is an obstacle to consumers who want to access credit to improve their quality of life. As a privately owned company it operates under a disclaimer that is pushing people into hardship.

18/11/2014 14:41:34 Reduce duty on

The Consumer Council wants Government to reduce duty on clothes.

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