Foxconn, a Fortune 500 company famous for producing Apple iPhones, faced searches by Chinese tax authorities 

The company, officially known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd, has offices in Guangdong and Jiangsu provinces 

Tax officials also inspected Foxconn offices in Henan and Hubei provinces, where the company has major factories 

Foxconn is a major employer in China, with hundreds of thousands of workers 

Details about the searches, including when they occurred and their findings, were not provided in the report 

An expert emphasized the need for Taiwan-funded enterprises like Foxconn to contribute to cross-strait relations 

Terry Gou, the founder of Foxconn Technology Group, announced his candidacy in Taiwan's upcoming presidential elections 

China and Taiwan have experienced tensions, despite their economic ties 

Foxconn primarily conducts its manufacturing operations in China 

The company did not offer a comment on the reported searches, and Terry Gou's political alignment is with Taiwan's opposition party