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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 PTTGC teams up with S Korea’s Daelim for petrochem complex in US

The project is estimated to cost around $4.5 billion.

Xiaomi leads series B2 round in Chinese online financial service provider Hsuanzhang

The latest round brings the company’s total funding to RMB550 million.

Thailand: GRAND acquires majority stake in Royal Orchid Hotel for $75.3m

GRAND will further seek to acquire the remaining 32% stake in ROH from existing shareholders for 1.23 billion baht ($39 million).

Thailand: Finance Ministry to dispose of shares in 24 companies in Q1

It has hired KT Zmico Securities as a financial advisor to help divest stakes in high-value entities.

IIX Growth Fund backs Green Enterprises Indonesia in first investment

GEI is a producer of high-quality organic cold-pressed virgin coconut oil and coconut products on Simeulue Island.

Thai beverages firm Malee acquires 65% stake in Vietnam’s Long Quan Safe Food

This acquisition, which is scheduled to be completed in the first half of this year, will help Malee expand its business in Vietnam market.

UK-listed ICG purchases Singapore’s PSB Academy from Baring PE Asia

Baring Private Equity Asia bought PSB in 2011 from testing and certification firm TUV SUD for an undisclosed amount to grow its education-related portfolio.

Thai luxury real estate firm V Property Development to launch IPO in 2019

It targets to have the project orders worth 8 billion baht ($251.4 million) before launching the IPO.

Joy Capital leads $20m series B in Chinese online marketplace The Good Stuff

Other investors in this round also included K2VC, Zhen Fund, Welight Capital and Next Capital.

Exclusive: AdAsia parent firm AnyMind Group plans up to $50m Series B by mid-2018

The proceeds from series B will be used for market expansion, product development and M&As