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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.

Exclusive: Thai startup mu Space plans to raise over $9.2m this year

In September 2017, mu Space became Blue Origin’s first Asian customer by signing a partnership agreement to launch its first geostationary satellite aboard the latter’s New Glenn orbital rocket.

China Digest: AIpark, Meipian, HaploX Biotechnology secure funding

AIpark will use the funding to strengthen R&D and expand into overseas markets starting from Hong Kong and Singapore.

Japan Digest: Kao to acquire Oribe Hair Care; LIXIL exits JV with Haier Kitchen

A subsidiary of Japan’s Kao Corporation is to acquire New York-based Oribe Hair Care for an undisclosed sum.

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.