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1027

Year 1027 was a common year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. March 26 – Pope John XIX crowns Conrad II and his wife Gisela of Swabia as Holy Roman Emperor and Empress in Old St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. Cnut the Great, King of Denmark and England, attends the coronation, proving his position as sole ruler of the Danish North Sea Empire. May 14 – King Robert II of France sues for peace with his sons. Henry I has little power to rule. August 6 – Robert the Magnificent becomes duke of Normandy after the death of his brother Richard III. Duke Sergius IV of Naples donates the County of Aversa to a band of Norman mercenaries led by Rainulf Drengot, who support him in the war with Capua. King Sigtrygg Silkbeard of Dublin and sub-King Flannacán of Brega make a pilgrimage to Rome. Ealdred is appointed abbot of Tavistock Abbey in England. August 16 – Bagrat IV becomes king of Georgia on the death of his father, George I. Queen Dowager Mariam becomes regent for her 9-year-old son; this is the first year of the first rabjyung cycle to start in the Tibetan calendar.

The Book of Healing, a comprehensive scientific and philosophical encyclopedia written by the Persian polymath Avicenna, is published. Song dynasty Chinese engineer Yan Su reinvents the 3rd-century south-pointing chariot, a mechanical-driven compass vehicle. Albert III, count of Namur Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad, Abbadid ruler of Seville Ernest the Brave, margrave of Austria Fayun Faxiu, Chinese Chan Buddhist monk Matilda of Franconia, German princess Shōshi, Japanese empress consort Sviatoslav II, Grand Prince of Kiev Ulrich I, German bishop January 3 – Fujiwara no Yukinari, Japanese calligrapher August 6 – Richard III, duke of Normandy August 16 – George I, king of Georgia October 16 – Fujiwara no Kenshi, Japanese empress Abu'l-Qasim al-Husayn ibn Ali al-Maghribi, Arab statesman Aurelia of Regensburg, daughter of Hugh Capet and saint Dayang Jingxuan, Chinese Zen Buddhist monk Dogra mac Dúnadach, king of Síol Anmchadha Gadhra Mór mac Dundach, king of Uí Maine Hippolytus, archbishop of Gniezno Walter of Speyer, German bishop and poet Yazid II, Persian ruler of Shirvan

The Kid with a Bike

The Kid with a Bike is a 2011 drama film written and directed by the Belgian brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, starring Thomas Doret and Cécile de France. Set in Seraing, it tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who turns to a woman for comfort after his father has abandoned him; the film was produced through companies in Belgium and Italy. While The Kid with a Bike does not deviate from the naturalistic style of the Dardenne brothers' earlier works, a comparatively bright aesthetic was employed, as well as a screenplay inspired by fairy tales. Unusually for a film by the directors, it uses music, it was co-winner of the festival's Grand Prix. The story begins with Cyril, an 12-year-old boy in a children's home in the working class town of Seraing near Liege, attempting to reach his father by phone, his single father, no mother is mentioned, promised him that he would only live there for 30 days. The children's home staff tells him to hang up the phone since once again his father is not going to answer and go outside to play with the other children.

Cyril refuses and when the phone is disconnected he bites a carer runs from the director's office, attempting to abscond by climbing over a fence with two carers on his heels. He is pulled from the fence and restrained before being returned to the children's home, where he is seen sleeping in a dormitory as forlorn music plays. Soon after Cyril absconds again by lying to a carer that he needs the toilet one day after school, when he is supposed to be outside playing with the other kids. Instead he takes a city bus alone in search of his father. To get inside the building he uses the intercom to buzz the medical clinic and lies saying he fell off his bike, he goes directly to his father's apartment though and bangs on the door until a neighbor tells him to go away because no one is there. When the caretakers find him, Cyril flees to a doctor's office that buzzed him into the building, where he grabs onto a woman in the waiting room, she says. Trying to alleviate the situation, the caretakers take Cyril to the empty apartment, confirming that his father has abandoned him.

The next morning, the woman from the doctor's office, shows up with Cyril's bike. She says she bought it from someone in the projects, he likes Samantha though, asks if she would take him in on weekends. She agrees and Cyril begins to spend much time at home and in her beauty salon. Samantha and her partner Gilles are good to Cyril providing for a carefree typical childhood experience. In the local neighborhood he enjoys playing with other children, running errands, most of all riding his beloved bike for hours on end. Still his refusal to accept his father's abandonment continues to haunt him and prevent him from thriving in this healthy newfound environment after discovering through an old personal ad that his father sold his bike. One night in Samantha's home, where Cyril has his own bedroom, he gets up and goes to Samantha's bedroom, only to run back to his own room when he sees Samantha and Gilles undressed in bed with implied sex. Samantha follows him back to his bedroom to find out what is his problem and he tells her that he is okay but just wants his father.

In response to this, without permission from neither the children's home director nor Cyril's psychologist, who has advised against doing so to protect his emotional stability, Samantha soon tracks down Cyril's father by contacting the police department and drives Cyril to see him in another town. When Cyril's father does not come to meet with them at the agreed location and time, they go looking for him at Cyril's insistence. At his new address, they encounter a woman, hostile and suspicious, but tells them Cyril's father is at her restaurant preparing for the day. At the restaurant, after much knocking and shouting, they come face to face with his father, who reluctantly invites Cyril inside while Samantha elects to remain outside to give them privacy. Inside the restaurant, Cyril follows his deliberately aloof father around the kitchen asking why he still has to stay at the children's home to which his father non-chalantly responds "What? They are not nice to you?" Giving Cyril no indication of when he will live with him again.

After giving him a snack and writing down his cellphone number to call he tells Cyril he has to leave and let him work. He walks Cyril to the door and asks him to wait outside while he speaks with Samantha inside. Cyril's father admits to Samantha that he has no intentions of raising Cyril alone now that his grandmother is dead, has started a new life which has no place for Cyril, tells her Cyril is her problem now asking that she tell Cyril this. Back outside Samantha asks Cyril what his father said to him about future contact marches him straight back to the restaurant door demanding that Cyril's father be honest with his son, his father tells him he must stay either at the children's home or with Samantha, because he doesn't care to see him again. On the way back home, Cyril has such a severe nervous breakdown that Samantha has to stop the car and hold him until he calms down. Cyril, heartbroken by his father's rejection, turns to Samantha for comfort, but despite Samantha's care, Cyril is soon taken under the wing of Wesker, - an adopted pseudonym from the Resident Evil character - a local gang leader known as "The Dealer".

When Cyril stays out late one evening and does not bother to use his cellphone to call to check in, Samantha and her partner go looking for him and are none too pleased that he's keeping company with ne'

International rankings of Malaysia

The following are international rankings of Malaysia. 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2011, Kuala Lumpur ranked 67th in the world 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2012, Kuala Lumpur ranked 66th in the world 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2014, Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya ranked 98th and 328th in the world 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2015, Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya ranked 88th and 306th in the world 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2016, Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya ranked 92nd and 331st in the world 2thinknow: Innovation Cities™ Index 2018, Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya ranked 99th and 362nd in the world ADB: Asian Development Outlook 2019 Update Fostering Growth and Inclusion In Asia's Cities, Kuala Lumpur ranked 2nd out of 278 Asian cities for most congested cities Agoda: Top Summer Destinations By Middle East 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked top 10 in the world Arcadis: International Construction Costs 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 41st out of 44 global cities Arcadis: International Construction Costs 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 43rd out of 44 global cities Arcadis: International Construction Costs 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 47th out of 50 global cities Arcadis: International Construction Costs 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 97th out of 100 global cities Arcadis: Sustainable Cities Index 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 55th out of 100 global cities Arcadis: Sustainable Cities Index 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 95th out of 100 global cities ASEAN: Clean Tourist City Standard Award 2017, George Town and Muar both granted this award A.

T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2012, Kuala Lumpur ranked 49th out of 66 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2014, Kuala Lumpur ranked 53rd out of 84 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2015, Kuala Lumpur ranked 47th out of 125 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 49th out of 125 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 49th out of 128 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 49th out of 135 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Index 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 49th out of 130 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Outlook 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 54th out of 124 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Outlook 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 53rd out of 128 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Outlook 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 61st out of 135 global cities A. T. Kearney: Global Cities Outlook 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 76th out of 130 global cities Big 7 Travel: The 50 Friendliest Cities In The World 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 2nd in the world Caterwings: Best Food Destinations 2017, George Town ranked 51st out of 100 global cities CBRE: Global Living Report 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 32nd out of 35 global cities CNN: 19 Best Spring Travel Destinations 2019, Penang ranked top 19 destinations in the world CNN: 17 Best Places To Visit For The Ultimate Asia Experience 2019, Penang ranked top 17 destinations in Asia Crescent Rating: Muslim Travel Shopping Index 2015, Kuala Lumpur and Penang ranked 2nd and 11th out of 40 global cities Daily Mirror: World's Best City For Street Food 2019, Penang and Kuala Lumpur ranked 17th and 20th out of 30 global cities Dell: Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 41st out of 50 global cities Dell: Women Entrepreneur Cities Index 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 44th out of 50 global cities Cushman & Wakefield: Prepped Cities Index 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 8th out of 17 cities in Asia Pacific region EasyPark Group: Smart Cities Index 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 84th out of 500 global cities ECA International: Cost of Living Survey 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 197th out of 262 global cities ECA International: Cost of Living Survey 2017, Kuala Lumpur, George Town and Johor Bahru ranked 212th, 245th and 250th out of 262 global cities ECA International: Cost of Living Survey 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 182nd out of 475 global cities ECA International: Global Liveability Index 2015, George Town, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru ranked 118th, 118th and 126th out of 269 global cities ECA International: Global Liveability Index 2016, George Town, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru ranked 117th, 120th and 127th out of 269 global cities ECA International: Global Liveability Index 2017, George Town, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru ranked 115th, 118th and 128th out of 269 global cities ECA International: Global Liveability Index 2018, George Town and Kuala Lumpur ranked 120th and 126th out of 480 global cities ECA International: Global Liveability Index 2019, George Town and Kuala Lumpur ranked 97th and 98th out of 480 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Global Liveability Ranking 2015, Kuala Lumpur ranked 73rd out of 140 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Global Liveability Ranking 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 70th out of 140 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Safe Cities Index 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 31st out of 60 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Safe Cities Index 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 35th out of 60 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2015, Kuala Lumpur ranked 81st out of 133 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2016, Kuala Lumpur ranked 100th out of 133 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2017, Kuala Lumpur ranked 96th out of 133 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2018, Kuala Lumpur ranked 98th out of 133 global cities Economist Intelligence Unit: Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 88th out of 133 global cities EF English Proficiency Index 2019, Kuala Lumpur ranked 19th out of 94 global cities Euromonitor International: Top 100 City De