China Establishes Internet Police Station – Mini Chinese Lesson

Internet and telephone fraud cases are rampant both in Taiwan and the mainland. Taipei City and other police departments have established Internet police stations, China also followed suit and yesterday set up China’s first Internet police station in Guangdong, Shenzhen with the aim of focusing on Internet fraud.

Chinese Internet Police Station

Vocabulary

網路(网路)

Pinyin: wǎng lù
English: the Internet (Taiwan usage); 網絡(网络 wǎng luò)is used in China.

電話(电话)

Pinyin: diàn huà
English: telephone

詐騙案(诈骗案)

Pinyin: zhà piàn àn
English: fraud cases
Note: 案 means a ‘case’ or a ‘record’ of something, so added to the end of 詐騙 ‘fraud’, means ‘ a fraud case’.

橫行 (横行)

Pinyin: héng xíng
English: a rampage

兩岸(两岸)

Pinyin: liǎng àn
English: literally ‘both shores’; ‘both sides’, and is used to refer to Taiwan and mainland China.

警察局(警察局)

Pinyin: jǐng chá jú
English: police station
Note: In the news snippet both 警察局 and 派出所 (pài chū suǒ)are used, in Chinese they are often interchangeable, though the meaning is slightly different with the 派出所 being a dispatch station for the police department 警察局.

中國大陸(中国大陆)

Pinyin: zhōng guó dà lù
English: China; Chinese Mainland

首個(首个)

Pinyin: shǒu ge
English: the first of something

目標(目标)

Pinyin: mù biāo
English: a target, a goal

鎖定(锁定)

Pinyin: suǒ dìng
English: to focus on; to target; to lock down

News Bite

Traditional
網路、電話詐騙案橫行兩岸,台北市等多個警察局設立了網路派出所,對岸也加以倣效,昨天在廣東深圳設置了中國大陸首個網路派出所,目標鎖定網路詐騙。

Simplified
网路、电话诈骗案横行两岸,台北市等多个警察局设立了网路派出所,对岸也加以仿效,昨天在广东深圳设置了中国大陆首个网路派出所,目标锁定网路诈骗。

Pinyin
wǎng lù, diàn huà zhà piàn àn héng xíng liǎng àn, tái běi shì děng duō gè jǐng chá jú shè lì le wǎng lù pài chū suǒ, duì àn yě jiā yǐ fǎng xiào, zuó tiān zài guǎng dōng shēn zhèn shè zhì le zhōng guó dà lù shǒu ge wǎng lù pài chū suǒ, mù biāo suǒ dìng wǎng lù zhà piàn.

English
Internet and telephone fraud cases are rampant both in Taiwan and the mainland. Taipei City and other police departments have established Internet police stations, China also followed suit and yesterday set up China’s first Internet police station in Guangdong, Shenzhen with the aim of focusing on Internet fraud.

News Source

Yahoo – 網路派出所 深圳首設

深圳的網路派出所與台北市警察局在1999年就開辦的網路派出所性質略有不同,深圳專門負責網路、電話的詐騙案,而北市警更廣泛,除平日市民服務、檢舉外,也接受一般民眾的網路報案。read more