Lee Lam Thye as chairman of Niosh, or the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, wrote in the Star newspaper about the ferry tragedy that took four lives and a number of others missing. The newspaper incidentally showed a photo of the ferry Seagull Express on fire to illustrate Lee's point.
Lee instigated for a thorough investigation to be carried out to determine the cause of this tragedy and many other related questions. He is absolutely correct on this score, and I do salute him for his forthrightness and early show of concern.
I am particularly impressed with his sincerity in not questioning the photo of the burning ferry. Is it a real fire or can the photo be doctored or tampered with in the first place? With this clear demonstration of his forthrightness, those people who questioned Lee's character as a member of the Lingam tape panel can henceforth sleep more soundly.