Rescue operation is underway at the waters off Lamma Island after a collision accident occur between a ferry of HK Electric and another one from Hong Kong & Kowloon Ferry. Photo: Sam Tsang

After Hong Kong ferry tragedy, there must be accountability

A government's job is to protect its people. The finding of the commission of inquiry into the Lamma ferry tragedy that "serious systemic failings" within the Marine Department were in part to blame, therefore, comes as a shock.