Special Report from the MOVE Expo the migration fair being held in Manila.
The first MOVE Expo has been a spectacular success, with even more visitors than expected fro the first day, according to organisers IVC (Immigrant Visa Centre).
Director Crispin Aranda said that around 3000 people attended the Friday programme, but was expecting double the number on Saturday.
The show was opened by the Honorable Mayor Wenceslao B. Trinidad.
Speakers covering a wide cross section of subjects gave informative break out sessions speeches on Migration to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA and the UK.
Several speakers spoke of Tier 4 student visas and British course to enable Filipinos to up-skill themselves to increase their international marketability.
Others speakers included; Zenalyn Ablao from AG Finance, Rusty Francisco, of NC-LEX.
The packed crowd of hopeful migrants visited over 65 stands in the huge new SMX Convention Centre, part of the Mall of Asia complex, the largest shopping mall in Asia.
The US is the obvious first choice, but there is an increasing interest in Canada, Australia and New Zealand Where the immigration system is more open and attractive to skilled workers.
UK NVQ student schemes attracted huge interest among the hundreds of nursing graduates looking to learn new skills to enhance their career prospects abroad.
Saturday speakers include: Crispin Aranda, IVC, Charles Kelly of Immigration Matters, Banco de Oro, AG Finance on student loans, Philippine Nurses Association and the British Council.
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