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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.

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.


China Digest: Plum Ventures invests in two startups; CollegeDaily closes series A

CollegeDaily.cn gets the funding from Tencent, China Media Capital and HG Capital.


Central Group, Start Today Ventures invest in Pomelo’s Series B round

Earlier this month, it announced JD.com and Provident Capital Partners had led a $19-million series B round.


Thailand Digest: AkzoNobel buys V.Powdertech; Ayudhya Capital, Allianz swap shares

The acquisition will emphasize AkzoNonel’s position as one of the largest powder coating players in Southeast Asia.


Thai developer Bhiraj Buri to raise $183.8m via its first REIT

It would use the proceeds to invest in other mixed-use projects including Summer Lassale.


Thailand: True Corp invests $15.3m to create regional digital hub

The project will also include a co-working space of 30,000 sq m, claimed to be the world’s largest such facility.


Thai govt okays $22.6b infrastructure investment in EEC

It expects the corridor would attract the private investment of at least $3 billion per year.