Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters
Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters
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No private jets or fancy cars for Manny Villar – 5 ways the Philippines’ richest man and former presidential candidate lives modestly

Once an impoverished child who sold seafood, now the Filipino tycoon behind the Villar Group is worth US$5.6 billion through his interests in real estate, malls, hospitality and education – but he stills flies cabin, drives a Toyota and works remotely from a coffee shop

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Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters
Former Philippine presidential candidate Senator Manuel Villar was defeated in a bid for president in 2010. Photo: Reuters
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