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Foxconn chairman Terry Gou announces his run for president of Taiwan

The Verge Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Foxconn chairman Terry Gou announces his run for president of TaiwanJust days after announcing that he will be stepping down from his 45-year helm as Foxconn chief, Terry Gou has declared a bid to run for president of Taiwan. Gou, 68, will participate in the pro-China Kuomintang (KMT) primaries, drawing attention to Taiwan’s tension with the mainland where Foxconn has large business ties. Gou’s run would seek to unseat current Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which has leaned toward Taiwanese independence from China.

“I am willing to participate in the primary election,” Gou said at the party headquarters in Taipei on Wednesday. “If I am not chosen, it means I didn’t work hard enough.”

Gou said he was encouraged by the Buddhist goddess Mazu, who is said to...
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Foxconn's Chairman Terry Gou said he is considering whether to run for Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, a day after Reuters reported the tycoon planned to step down from the world's largest contract manufacturer. Ryan Brooks reports.

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