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Gou's Taiwan presidential bid stalls over mainland ties

Populist Kaohsiung mayor emerges as formidable rival to Foxconn chief

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou made a splash with his decision to seek a presidential nomination from the Beijing-friendly Kuomintang.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou, who was once seen as a likely front-runner in Taiwan's presidential election, is struggling to expand support as his sprawling business empire on the mainland raises concerns about his priorities.

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