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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.

CEC Data leads $60m series C in Chinese doctor app Medlinker

China Renaissance and its existing investors including Sequoia Capital China and Tencent Holdings also joined this round.


IFC mulls investing up to $15m in Cambodia’s BRED Bank

This will be IFC’s second engagement with BRED’s overseas subsidiaries.


Dentsu Aegis buys Indonesian digital marketing firm Valuklik; East Ventures exits

Prior to this deal, East Ventures has exited Kudo to Grab and Loket to Go-Jek.


China Digest: Tencent, JD.com back EasyRetailPro; Sequoia invests in OneMena

Tencent Holdings and JD.com have led a $20-million Series B round in CRM solutions provider EasyRetailPro.


Thailand: Singha Estate, Hong Kong Land co-invest in second realty development

Singha Estate and Hong Kong Land had earlier tied up for Esse Sukhumvit 36, which was launched last month.


Bain Capital sells 14% stake in Japan’s Bellsystem24 for $133m

Toppan Printing will become the second largest shareholder in the BPO firm, after Itochu.


Asia Pacific hotel transactions down 22% due to supply shortage: JLL survey

The hotel transaction volume in Thailand has hit the highest record since 2014.


Exclusive: Thai property developer Habitat plans to mobilise funds via IPO in 2019

The company will use most of the IPO proceeds to acquire more lands for new developments.


Asia Digest: Thai Beverage buys out Vietnamese consultancy; Fosun’s Onelinkplus, EasyPnP form JV

Thai Beverage Pcl has acquired the remaining 49 per cent interest in Vietnam F&B Alliance Investment Joint Stock Company.


Thailand: NDR acquires bike tire plant in Malaysia; Univentures Capital buys 80% stake in AheadAll

After the transaction is completed, Consistent Record will hold 20.31 per cent of NDR’s paid-up capital.