Taiwanese Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou is thinking of running for president in next year’s elections. Photo: CNA

Taiwan’s presidential race tempts Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou

  • One of Taiwan’s richest men confirms he is considering a run for president
  • If he goes ahead, he will seek to stand for the Beijing-friendly KMT
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Taiwanese Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou is thinking of running for president in next year’s elections. Photo: CNA
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.