Taiwan’s Foxconn chief hints at presidential run

TAIPEI, Taiwan --- Tech giant Foxconn's boss Terry Gou hinted Tuesday that he is considering running for president of Taiwan in elections early next year. The 69-year-old said Monday that he would soon step back from frontline operations while remaining at the helm of the major Apple supplier. But when asked by reporters Tuesday if he would run for president, he said: "I will have meetings today and hear (feedback). Hopefully we can talk about this tomorrow or later." Gou, a supporter of the Beijing-friendly opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party, said he would follow the party's nomination procedure "if I were to join the KMT's primary". "If (I were to) stand from the height ...

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