1. All International Airline Pilots speak English. 2. Flights longer than 8 hours require 3 pilots (1 captain and 2 first officers) to rotate flying duties. Flights longer than 12 hours require 4 pilots (1 captain and 3 first officers). They usually fly 3-4-hour shifts. 3. Each airline pilot flying the aircraft, eats a different […]
Category: Consumer Advocate
Careful when you bite those strawberries! There might be sewing needles embedded inside. And it may not just be strawberries sold at Woolies.
Fish products marketed as ‘fresh’ at seafood shops and sushi restaurants across Australia, the Philippines and other parts of the world may be years old and pumped full of deadly carbon monoxide gas.
The short answer is YES, but it does not apply to ALL medicines.
Australia Post which is totally government owned and has been for 200 years, announced the loss of 900 jobs, being part of a cut back program.
These types of bulbs which are called Energy Saving or low Energy bulbs, if broken, cause serious danger!
? Check that fees are displayed upfront While many remittance services may seem cheap at first, often fees will be hidden or exchange rates won’t be guaranteed until after the transaction. Avoid being stung by only using services that are completely transparent and upfront about their fees, or using a provider that can guarantee an […]
On March 27, the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC) suffered a breach of its online database. COMELEC officials labelled the hack a minor matter, declaring it an act of minor vandalism and declaring any information affected was non-essential. Only later was it revealed that the complete biodata of 55 million registered Philippine voters had been […]
The days of airlines applying card surcharges up to 1187 per cent more than they should be are over, with the passage of new legislation.
Despite the initial popularity of the gadgets, a closer inspection of the futuristic devices made it clear that there were some very serious safety hazards associated with their use. Last month, the U.K.’s Trading Standards seized 15,000 unsafe hover boards after the London Fire Brigade reported three house fires within 10 days, all traced back to […]
Bad news for bacon lovers: Eating processed meats — including bacon, sausages, and hot dogs — can increase your risk of colon cancer, according to a report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO).
“We’re responding to considerable consumer concern…” — said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on ABC News. It has been confirmed that the Federal Government will implement new laws to cap credit card surcharges in Australia.