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.
CASE appoints new Executive Director
The Consumers Association of Singapore (“CASE”) has appointed Ms Lee Siow Hwee, 42, as its new Executive Director with effect from 1 April 2021. Ms Lee succeeds Mr Loy York Jiun, 47, who has returned to the National Trades Union Congress (“NTUC”). Read more here.
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.
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.