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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: Nation Multimedia Group to dispose of non-core assets worth $42.8m

The company said the asset sale is part of its business restructuring plan.


SG Realty: SingHaiyi sells US realty project for $95.3m; Keppel Land acquires two Vietnam sites

Keppel Land is acquiring two prime residential sites in Ho Chi Minh city. The total land and development cost of the two sites adds up to $297 million.


Vietnam’s Song Da to offer 219 million shares in IPO on Dec 25

It will raise at least VND2.4 trillion as the IPO shares will be auctioned at the starting price of VND11,000 each.


Japan: PGIM Real Estate acquires J-Tower, Toyobo Building for undisclosed sum

The latest deals bring its total assets acquired in Japan over the last 14 months to around $808 million.


China digest: Wangji, Sinoagri E-Commerce, Jiumingzhu, JoinQuant secure funding

Wangji Group, a Chinese warehousing service provider, has raised tens of millions of RMB in a Series B round led by SAIF Partners.


TICON forms second JV with local listed firm for expansion in Indonesia

The new company, called PT Surya Internusa Timur (SIT), has an initial registered capital of $15 million.


Japan: PE firm J-STAR acquires Echigoya, exits Taiheiyo Holding

J-STAR announced the latest investment from its third vehicle and the final exit of its portfolio company from the debut fund.


Malaysian pension fund KWAP picks 45% in Vortex Solar Investments

Vortex Solar has acquired 365 MW of solar PV producing assets in the United Kingdom from TerraForm Power in January 2017.


Thai skincare product maker Do Day Dream to raise up to $123m via IPO

It would use the IPO proceeds to expand production capacity and distribution channels. It will sell a maximum of 76 million shares at 53 baht apiece, which is the highest public offering price this year. It has scheduled the first trading on December 26 under ticker symbol DDD.


Thai-Indo JV firm plans to take majority stake in Adib Cold Logistics for $7.8m

PT Samudera JWD Logistics is a JV between Thai listed JWD InfoLogistics and Indonesia’s shipping group PT Samudera Indonesia Tbk.