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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.

Thai-listed Origin Property sells 49% in Bangkok project to Nomura Real Estate

The projects aims to serve demand for quality accommodation from Japanese in Bangkok


China: Kingsoft Cloud secures $300m series D round, post-valuation to $1.9b

The investors include its Hong Kong-listed parent firm Kingsoft, Liyue Investment and China Minsheng Investment.


Airports Corp of Vietnam plans to sell 20% stake via open auction in 2018

French Aeroports de Paris, its sole foreign strategic shareholder, and Singapore’s Changi Airport were reportedly interested in acquiring this stake.


APAC Digest: KLK acquires Dutch plant for $46m; Winery Lane secures $800K funding

KLK expects it will benefit from ESN’s large established customer base in chemical business.


Eight Roads Ventures leads $21.5m funding in Japanese startup Candee

The round was joined by NTT Docomo Ventures, Opt Ventures, GREE Ventures, Daiichi Shokai, Mizuho Capital and YJ Capital.
Candee had earlier secured $8.5 million from GREE Ventures in December 2016.


Mojo Partners, Wavemaker lead $2.5m pre-series A in job matching portal Helpster

Prior to this round, it secured $2.1 million in seed funding from Convergence Ventures and Wavemaker in November 2016


China Digest: Supermonkey raises Series C; Xiaoe Weidian bags $30m Series B

Supermonkey plans to expand to 100 locations next year from 30 locations currently.


Exclusive: WorkVenture secures $3.6m Series A from Thai investor

With the latest funding, it plans to increase its market share in Thailand and stage a roadshow in ASEAN capitals in the second quarter of 2018. This is the second fundraising by WorkVenture after it secured 15 million baht ($420,000) in a round led by TCC Land Asset World’s chief executive Sommaphat Traisorat and PACE Development executive director Songphon Chaovanayothin.


China Digest: Shanghai Yunfeng group take over Esaote; Vion Tech secures series B

Easote’s CEO Karl-Heinz Lumpi will continue leading the company after the acquisition is completed.


Thailand: Strategic Property Investors to raise up to $115m via REIT

The trust will be listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand as a secondary market this year.