The Consumer Council is urging pharmacies to refrain from selling expired medicines which may compromise consumers’ health and safety.
With Fiji Showcase 2013 starting this Friday 24th May at the Vodafone Arena, consumers are advised to shop carefully.
THE Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on the Fiji Dental Council (FDC) to exercise a higher level of responsibility and take a tougher stance against unscrupulous and unlicensed dental practitioners operating from licensed practices.
The Consumer Council of Fiji welcomes Vodafone’s swift decision to reduce the minimum top up of smart cards to $2 from their initial $5.
The Consumer Council of Fiji as a part of its ongoing community awareness programs will be visiting the Tuatua Rental Board and Covata Housing settlements in Labasa to empower and educate consumers on their basic rights and responsibilities.
The Consumer Council is urging Vodafone to reduce the minimum $5 top up on e-ticketing cards to $2.
The Consumer Council of Fiji welcomes the entry of Inter Island Airways, a new airline company, to stir competition in the domestic aviation sector which is long overdue after the demise of Air Fiji.
If you think that purchasing a brand new motor vehicle can be problem free than, think again.
THE Consumer Council is closely monitoring promotions and competitions that are being run by traders to ensure disclosures and accurate information.
The Consumer Council of Fiji Lautoka Office will be conducting school visits throughout this month in Lautoka. The visits are planned for Deshbandhu Primary School on the 16th of April, Lautoka, Sanatan Primary School on 23rd April and at Lautoka Arya Samaj Primary School on the 24th of April
The Consumer Council of Fiji is warning mobile phone users to be aware of scam text messages providing unknown overseas phone numbers with 881 as the area code.
Consumers are advised not to be carried away during the hyped sales promotions ongoing for Easter and are encouraged to make wise choices as such events are opportunities for traders to maximize profits at consumers’ expense.
Why should consumers be inconvenienced and incur further costs in order to obtain a refund of their over charged E-tickets?
The Consumer Council of Fiji will be part of the Fiji Muslim Women’s League outreach program at Nadi Muslim College on 29th March 2013 commencing from 9am - 2pm.
THE Consumer Council of Fiji is calling for an urgent review of the Moneylenders Act (Cap234) -law governing the money lending sector in the country.
Call for reforms in the financial sector is what the Council will be lobbying for to mark the World Consumer Rights Day on Friday 15 March 2013.
Service disruption at Suva Private Hospital’s Medical Centre (outpatient facility) will undoubtedly affect consumers by giving them the extra run around.
The proposal by all municipal town councils that would force defaulting ratepayers to clear their dues is an unfair and inhumane approach.
Taxi drivers ruthlessly continue to victimize consumers by not using taxi meters as required by the law.
The Consumer Council of Fiji is advising consumers to be aware of advertisements with conditions. This call is made after Council had repeatedly caught same traders for misleading advertising.