The Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation that is committed towards protecting consumers interest through information and education, and promoting an environment of fair and ethical trade practices. One of our key achievements is in advocating for the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (CPFTA) which came into effect on March 1, 2004.
09
Apr
Statement on Integrated Shield Plans
The Consumers Association of Singapore (“CASE”) welcomes the Ministry of Health (“MOH”)’s decision to formally appoint a committee to look into issues related to Integrated Shield Plans (“IP”) and propose recommendations. CASE hopes that the Life Insurance Association, Singapore (“LIA”) and the Singapore Medical Association (“SMA”) can find a sustainable solution which protects consumers’ interests and keeps health insurance premiums affordable in the long run. Read more here.
23
Feb
Company Alert - Triple Lifestyle
From 1 January 2020 to 31 January 2021, CASE received 86 consumer complaints against Triple Lifestyle Marketing. In general, consumers complained about misleading claims made by Triple Lifestyle Marketing, that the company was either unresponsive to their service requests or did not show up for scheduled appointments, and/or that they did not provide satisfactory recourse for faulty products. Read more here.
09
Feb
Company Alert - MDS Collections
From 1 June 2019 to 31 December 2020, CASE has received 37 complaints against clothing and fashion accessories retailer MDS Collections . The majority of complaints relate to consumers failing to receive their orders. As MDS Collections did not resolve most of the complaints received by CASE, CASE had issued a warning letter to MDS Collections. Other consumers who are unable to resolve their disputes with MDS Collections may approach CASE for advice. Read more here.