The billionaire CEO of Apple supplier Foxconn says he ‘will follow the instruction’ of a sea goddess who told him to run for president of Taiwan

Foxconn founder and CEO Terry Gou announced his bid for the Taiwanese presidency on Wednesday. He said he was running in the 2020 election because a sea goddess named Mazu told him to “step up” for the people of Taiwan. The Taiwanese presidential elections come as the island’s relationship with Beijing becomes increasingly fraught. Taiwan considers itself independent, while China considers it part of its territory. Critics say a Gou presidency could jeopardize Taiwan’s

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