Foxconn boss Terry Gou to run for Taiwan presidency

  TAIPEI -- The boss of tech giant Foxconn said Wednesday he will be running for president of Taiwan -- after securing the backing of a local Sea Goddess. Terry Gou, who announced this week he was stepping back from frontline operations at the Apple supplier, said he would seek the nomination of the Beijing-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) opposition party. "I am willing to join the party's primary. If I win I will represent the KMT in the 2020 elections," he said at a KMT meeting in Taipei. Guo also said he would "fully support" the party's candidate if he failed to secure the nomination. Earlier Wednesday while visiting a temple of local sea goddess Matsu in New Taipei...Keep on reading: Foxconn boss Terry Gou to run for Taiwan presidency

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