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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.

Thailand: Sahathai Terminal to spin off 120m shares in IPO, to list on MAI

Sahathai Terminal is a subsidiary of Sahathai Steel Pipe, one of Thailand’s largest steel pipe exporters for almost five decades.

Minor International, Japan’s Kajima develop villa project in Phuket

The new project is its second luxury residential project in Phuket.

Thailand: Origin Property acquiring Proud Residence for $116m, PN Capital exits

PN Capital held 30 per cent in the Thai company.

China: Fortune Capital invests in CloudIn; CITIC Capital funds energy-saving firm

Fortune Capital led a $10.16m Series A round in the cloud computing services provider.

Malaysian telco giant Axiata buys 65% stake in Thai firm Suvitech

The acquisition will be funded through internally generated funds.

Singapore’s 4xLabs raises $1.5m follow-on round led by Dymon Asia, OSK Ventures

It claims 40% money changers in Singapore became paying subscribers within a year of launch.

Exclusive: 500 TukTuks to launch second vehicle in Q4, tap neighbouring countries

For the second vehicle, it will focus more on Series A.

Supalai considers bid for Australian embassy site in Bangkok

It will seek board approval to pursue opportunity next month.

Blackstone completes $449m SeaWorld stake sale to China’s Zhonghong

As part of the agreement, SeaWorld will appoint Yoshikazu Maruyama, president of Zhonghong Group’s American operation, and Yongli Wang, chief strategy officer of Zhonghong Group, to the board of directors.

Shunya International acquiring controlling stake in Chinese video streaming platform Inke

Shunya International Brand Consulting (Beijing) Co Ltd, a listed communications agency in China, announced to acquire at least 50 per cent in Beijing Milaiwu Network Technology Co Ltd, the developer of Chinese live streaming platform Inke. Financial terms were not disclosed. Local media cited that Shunya will use the live… Read more »