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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.

Malaysian pension fund KWAP picks 45% in Vortex Solar Investments

Vortex Solar has acquired 365 MW of solar PV producing assets in the United Kingdom from TerraForm Power in January 2017.

Thai skincare product maker Do Day Dream to raise up to $123m via IPO

It would use the IPO proceeds to expand production capacity and distribution channels. It will sell a maximum of 76 million shares at 53 baht apiece, which is the highest public offering price this year. It has scheduled the first trading on December 26 under ticker symbol DDD.

Thai-Indo JV firm plans to take majority stake in Adib Cold Logistics for $7.8m

PT Samudera JWD Logistics is a JV between Thai listed JWD InfoLogistics and Indonesia’s shipping group PT Samudera Indonesia Tbk.

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.