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For Foxconn, turning Sharp around will be tougher than takeover

Japanese electronics maker has seen its earnings fall every quarter and faces competition on all sides

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As part of the rescue deal, Mr Gou (above) has pledged to keep Sharp intact, respect its independence and try to preserve jobs.

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FOXCONN Technology Group's Terry Gou finally got to savour his moment of victory:  On Saturday, Mr Gou and Sharp Corp president Kozo Takahashi gathered in front of more than 300 reporters at the Osaka-based company's Sakai plant, flanked by the flags of Taiwan and Japan. They beamed

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