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Day after stepping away from Foxconn operations, Terry Gou hints for presidency


Devdiscourse News Desk taipei China
Updated: 17-04-2019 09:35 IST
Day after stepping away from Foxconn operations, Terry Gou hints for presidency

On Tuesday, Gou said he was considering whether to run for Taiwan's presidential election, a day after Reuters reported he planned to step down as chairman from Foxconn.  Image Credit: Wikimedia

Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, said on Wednesday he will follow the order of a sea goddess who has told him to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election, although he added he has not yet formally declared his intention to contest. Gou was speaking as more than 100 people crowded into Ci Hui temple in Banqiao, New Taipei City, where the billionaire executive was born and grew up.

The temple is devoted to the sea goddess.Mazu, a popular figure in Taiwan that governs everything from safety to fortune. On Tuesday, Gou said he was considering whether to run for Taiwan's presidential election, a day after Reuters reported he planned to step down as chairman from Foxconn.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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