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PLCs with no women directors to be named and shamed

Mr Najib's government wants to hit its target of having women in 30 per cent of the seats on the boards of public-listed companies, up from the current 16.8 per cent.

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA'S Prime Minister Najib Razak has served notice that public-listed companies (PLCs) that are slow to appoint women to their boards can expect to be publicly embarrassed next year under a name-and-shame campaign.

The government is...