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Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul is the Thailand correspondent for DEALSTREETASIA. She has worked as a journalist and fixer for international media organizations for 8 years.

During 2006, her final year as a journalism student at Thammasat University, she won two Young Journalist Awards as well as a scholarship to a training course at BBC World Headquarter in London. Once she came back, she started her career as a business reporter at The Nation, a leading English-language newspaper in Thailand, where she worked for four years and covered the government’s economic policies and corporates.

In order to enhance her business experience and broaden her journalism skills, she took a Master Degree in Business Administration (English Program) at Chulalongkorn University. She also became a freelance journalist, writer and fixer for local and international media organizations, including The Associated Press, Al Jazeera, National Public Radio (USA) and Vanity Fair.

She has covered a variety of lifestyle and travel stories as well as events of significant social, economic and political change. Recent examples include field producing for APTN during Bangkok’s 2014 red shirt political protests and subsequent coup.

Away from work, she is fond of traveling and trekking.

Exclusive: China’s Shangri-La Beer raising $31.6m Series B to accelerate growth

Shangri-La Beer plans to use proceeds from the funding round to roll out over 100 brewpubs across China and export its beers internationally.


Thailand’s Singha invests in Temasek’s Vertex, Kejora’s venture capital funds

This makes Singha the second Thai investor in the latest funds of both Vertex and Kejora.


Thailand: Singha Corp launches $25m VC fund to invest in series A rounds

It had already invested in Indonesian fund Kejora Ventures and Singapore-based fund Vertex Ventures.


HK-based EmergeVest buys UK logistics firm CM Downton for $103m

EmergeVest said this marked its seventh acquisition in the UK logistics sector since inception.


Thailand’s SCG Chemicals, Polyplex announce new investments in Indonesia

SCG Performance Chemical has set up a joint venture with Indonesian companies to penetrate the high value-added (HVA) product market.


Exclusive: Masii.com completes $2.43m Series A round to accelerate growth

The financial products comparison site has raised the fresh round from existing backer Thai conglomerate B.Grimm and a new investor, which is a European VC fund.


Lakeshore Capital invests in Thai wellness brand PAÑPURI

This is the fifth deal made by Lakeshore Capital Fund I.


Thailand Digest: Rojana offloads Ticon shares for $269m; PACE selling land in Japan

Thai listed industrial park developer Rojana Industrial Park is looking to sell all its shares in Ticon Industrial Connection to Fraser Assets.


Central, Hongkong Land to buy UK embassy site for $597m in Thailand’s biggest land deal

The deal is Thailand’s biggest ever land deal.


SCG-backed Thai Containers Group buys remaining 25% of packaging firms for $8.4m

Upon completion of the deal, the two firms – Dyna Packs and Orient Containers – will become wholly owned subsidiaries of Thai Containers Group.