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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.

MEP Infra to divest stakes in six projects to Cube Highways for $65m

MEP, which started out as a toll management company, entered the construction business with the six projects.

Employees Retirement System of Texas commits $100m to TPG Asia VII

TPG Asia VII, the latest and largest Asia vehicle being raised by buyout firm TPG Capital, is seeking to raise $4-4.5 billion.

Sinovation Ventures leads $15m series A in Chinese AI startup Ahi Fintech

Participators in this round include Hillhouse Capital, Danhua Capital and Changfeng Zhiqing Investment

Tencent leads $50m pre-Series A in Chinese deep learning startup Suiyuan

Other investors in this round include Zhen Fund, Delta Capital, Yunhe Partners and Summitview Capital.

Thai power producer EGCO in talks to acquire overseas assets

The acquisition plans follow its divestment of 49% stake worth $850 million in Masinloc Power Partners Ltd.

Australia’s AxiCorp acquires UK-based One Financial Markets

AxiCorp said the move comes amid anticipation of further consolidation in the global CFD and FX industry due to upcoming regulatory changes.

China Digest: 51zhaoyou raises $150m; CVC picks 25% stake in toll road operator

CVC Capital Partners has taken a significant stake in RKE International Holdings via its fourth Asia fund.

GGV Capital co-leads NY-based HR platform Namely’s $60m Series E

Existing investors including Sequoia Capital, True Ventures, Matrix Partners and Scale Venture Partners also joined the round.

Thai condom maker to acquire Box Asia Group

Thai Nippon Rubber Industry Pcl, is acquiring Box Asia Group International Co, a paper boxes manufacturer.

Thai Digest: Delta to take over local listed firm; IVL to acquire French plant

Indorama Ventures is to acquire the plastic recycling plant in France to strengthen its recycling business in Europe.