BANGKOK (NEWSnet/AP) — Foxconn, a Fortune 500 company known for manufacturing Apple iPhones, was subjected to searches by Chinese tax authorities, according to reports Sunday.

Foxconn, a Taiwan-headquartered company officially registered as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd, had its offices in Guangdong and Jiangsu provinces searched by tax officials, according to a report in China’s state-run Global Times newspaper.

Ministry of Natural Resources also inspected Foxconn offices in Henan and Hubei provinces, where the company has factories. Foxconn employs hundreds of thousands of workers throughout China.

The report did not provide additional details about the searches, including when they occurred or what was found.

It also quoted an expert who said that “while Taiwan-funded enterprises, including Foxconn, are sharing in dividends from development and making remarkable progress in the mainland, they should also assume corresponding social responsibilities and play a positive role in promoting the peaceful development of cross-strait relations.”

Foxconn does the majority of its manufacturing in China. The company said in a statement Sunday it will “actively cooperate with the relevant units on the related work and operations.”

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