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Forum: Hawaii
Oct 17, 19, 10:55 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By DaileyB

Thanks very much for your very useful...

Thanks very much for your very useful suggestions. My brother has told me the snorkeling is great. I am not really a water person. Will check with my children whether they want to snorkel.

By the...
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 11, 19, 8:03 pm
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 11, 19, 12:58 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By DaileyB

I would probably be using the rental car 12/31...

I would probably be using the rental car 12/31 through Jan. 3, 2020. Would availability be a problem at that time. Seems like I would be past the Christmas rush.
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 10, 19, 12:14 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By DaileyB

Thanks United 16 and linsj, your suggestions were...

Thanks United 16 and linsj, your suggestions were very useful.
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 9, 19, 1:23 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 979
Posted By DaileyB

Questions and Suggestions for a Short Trip to the Big Island in Late December

I will be visiting my brother on the West side of Oahu for the third time this Christmas. So, I am reasonably familiar with Oahu. I have an 18 year-old boy (pretty adventurous and in real good shape)...
Forum: China
Aug 22, 19, 8:23 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

My son just returned from Wuhan 2 weeks ago. ...

My son just returned from Wuhan 2 weeks ago. Told me that between incomplete Swift Code and inexperience of bank employee it took about 1.5 hours to complete the application although no one was...
Forum: China
Jul 31, 19, 11:59 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Money came through this morning. Process itself...

Money came through this morning. Process itself is apparently not difficult and bank didn't get real picky when actual wire papers were being filled out.

One thing that could be troublesome is...
Forum: China
Jul 30, 19, 11:16 pm
Replies: 13
Views: 2,069
Posted By DaileyB

Kids don't have dual Chinese Nationality. I also...

Kids don't have dual Chinese Nationality. I also checked and they aren't eligible. They do have the right to become dual Italian citizens if I want to go through the hassle of changing my name to...
Forum: China
Jul 30, 19, 11:12 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

To those who were concerned that someone in my...

To those who were concerned that someone in my son's Chinese family would try to derail the wire transfer, my son's uncle took him to the bank today and a wire transfer was arranged. Other than the...
Jul 10, 19, 5:22 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,602
Posted By DaileyB

Catacony and Timestamps: In this age of...

Catacony and Timestamps: In this age of counterterrorism and high airport security, I just assumed that my passports would be cross-checked a nd that different names would cause major problems. ...
Forum: China
Jul 10, 19, 6:17 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Gary K,Took MD's suggestion and asked about a...

Gary K,Took MD's suggestion and asked about a meeting with the bank. The relatives are saying that they believe the money can be wired. Will see if it goes through in several weeks. Apparently,...
Forum: China
Jul 9, 19, 2:15 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Jie Jie, you are right my post was misleading and...

Jie Jie, you are right my post was misleading and wrong in one respect. I apologise, but you will see that my mistakes don't matter to the question asked.

My wife was dying of liver cancer and...
Forum: China
Jul 8, 19, 10:32 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

It is not my wife's estate. It is their money...

It is not my wife's estate. It is their money that I gave to them 10 years ago to compensate them for helping take care of my very young daughter after my wife died.
Forum: China
Jul 8, 19, 7:09 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

GaryK: "Not trying to trash any relative of your...

GaryK: "Not trying to trash any relative of your late wife, seriously you really need to determine who you should deal with.

It is a more-than-you-think common problem - too many cooks.

You...
Forum: China
Jul 7, 19, 11:09 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Turns out that the date and time was messed up...

Turns out that the date and time was messed up when I arrived to China. Corrected the date and time and things are working a lot better. Exp that's working pretty well but the ND I also bought is...
Forum: China
Jul 7, 19, 7:13 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Hi Gary, Don't know in whose name the bank...

Hi Gary,

Don't know in whose name the bank account is listed. Would presume it is a family member. Just arrived in China and have terrible internet access.
Forum: China
Jul 1, 19, 10:57 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Now one of my child's 40 year-old cousins emailed...

Now one of my child's 40 year-old cousins emailed me saying they want to see my son's admission to college so that whoever is looking at this can determine that my son is incurring expenses. (In his...
Forum: China
Jun 27, 19, 11:57 am
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

The money all originated from transactions...

The money all originated from transactions involving my deceased wife more than 10 years ago. The money has been in the name of a relative for safe keeping as best I can tell.
Forum: China
Jun 26, 19, 10:30 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Thanks for the tip. My relatives in Wuhan are...

Thanks for the tip. My relatives in Wuhan are not that financially sophisticated, but I will try. 10 years ago I suggested that they change the dollars into yuan, expecting the yuan to appreciate...
Forum: China
Jun 26, 19, 10:28 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Thanks for the good news (: Another gd form...

Thanks for the good news (: Another gd form government requires. However, in this case the amount is under $100,000
Jun 26, 19, 12:49 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,602
Posted By DaileyB

I have no expectation that it will be easy per se...

I have no expectation that it will be easy per se because of the name change issues. However, there is an active board here ...
Jun 26, 19, 12:17 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,602
Posted By DaileyB

Now I know it isn't a China issue. Before I was...

Now I know it isn't a China issue. Before I was concerned that something weird would happen and I would end up stranded in China for 2 or 3 months. Am amazed that they don't apparently cross-check...
Forum: China
Jun 25, 19, 10:40 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

" I'm surprised that this is all they need...

" I'm surprised that this is all they need normally you'd need some more proof that your son is the sole heir of the asset in question. IOW you'd need the proof that you and any other children of...
Jun 25, 19, 9:40 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 6,602
Posted By DaileyB

Different Names on Dual Citizen Italian Passport and US Passport

My paternal grandparents were Italian, and I have the right to become an Italian citizen. However, my last name was Anglicized a bit. I travel a lot to China because my children are half-Chinese by...
Forum: China
Jun 25, 19, 8:19 pm
Replies: 100
Views: 5,895
Posted By DaileyB

Just talked to my relatives in Wuhan. They told...

Just talked to my relatives in Wuhan. They told me the bank will need proof that my son is the son of my deceased wife. I will bring birth certificate. Can't imagine why this is so.
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