22 Dec '11, 8am

SMRT Board appoints Ong Ye Kung to head investigation on MRT breakdowns

SMRT Board appoints Ong Ye Kung to head investigation on MRT breakdowns

SMRT's Board of Directors has appointed Mr Ong Ye Kung, an independent director of SMRT, to head an investigation team to find out the cause of last week's train disruptions. -- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN By Maria Almenoar SMRT's board of directors has appointed NTUC Deputy Secretary-General Mr Ong Ye Kung, an independent director of SMRT, to head an investigation team to find out the cause of last week's train disruptions. This team will comprise external experts and internal resources, who will look at the adequacy of SMRT's emergency responses and what needs to be fixed. This will be an internal investigation, separate from the Committee of Inquiry announced by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Related Links Statement from SMRT Board of Directors SMRT's board in a statement on Thursday also apologised to commuters and said its immediate focus was to do 'everything necessary t...

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