WSJを真面目に読む August 9, 2012


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Bo Xilai’s son speaks out ahead of trial.

The Western-educated son of ousted Communist Party official Bo Xilai spoke out ahead of his mother’s murder trial, saying he had submitted a witness statement to her defense team. Chinese trial has echoes of dark past.


Standard Chartered backlash in U.K.

              British regulators, politicians and bankers launched a counterattack against the New York banking supervisor that has accused Standard Chartered PLC of misconduct.


Singaporeans urged to go all the way for civic duty. New ad campaign tells locals to help spike low birthrate.



Business & Finance

Looking at China, seeing 3-D

“Avatar” filmmaker James Cameron is counting on demand in China to help underpin the film industry’s shift to 3-D as well as create a market for a new generation of gadgets for 3-D viewing.


UBS traders offered deal by U.S. in rate probe

              U.S. prosecutors have agreed to shield several former UBS AG employees from criminal charges in return for their cooperation with the escalating investigation of suspected interest-rate manipulation, according to a person close to the probe.

              probe: 捜査、査察


Wanxiang bails out U.S. backed battery firm

              A123 Systems Inc., a struggling U.S. government-backed manufacture of advanced batteries for electric vehicles, is turning to one of China’s larger auto-parts makers for a bailout.