Singaporean navy officer cadet evacuated by Thai Navy

THAILAND - A Singaporean navy officer cadet had to be evacuated by the Royal Thai Navy on Sunday after he exhibited stroke-like symptoms while sailing off the waters of Phuket, reported Thai news website Phuket News.

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According to the Phuket News website, a call for assistance was sounded from the Singapore Navy platform dock ship RSS Endeavour, which was returning to Singapore from Myanmar.

The cadet, a Midshipman identified as Mr Chong Jia Jun, was taken to the Phuket International Hospital.