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Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in Southeast Asia. The country is situated one degree (137 km) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south and Peninsular Malaysia to the north. Singapore's territory consists of one main island along with 62 other islets. Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 km2).


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Malaysia is a country in Southeast Asia. The federal constitutional monarchy consists of 13 states and three federal territories, separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia (Malaysian Borneo). Peninsular Malaysia shares a land and maritime border with Thailand and maritime borders with Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. East Malaysia shares land and maritime borders with Brunei and Indonesia and a maritime border with the Philippines and Vietnam. Kuala Lumpur is the national capital and largest city while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government.

Deaths in March 2017

Jins Shamsuddin, 81, Malaysian actor (Bidasari), director and politician, member of the Dewan Negara (2004–2008), choked. Alejandra Soler, 103, Spanish activist and school teacher. Tomaso Staiti di Cuddia delle Chiuse, 84, Italian politician and journalist. Vladimir Tadej, 91, Croatian filmmaker. Joseph Vũ Duy Thống, 64, Vietnamese Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Phan Thiết (since 2009). Ioannis Tsintsaris, 55, Greek Olympic weightlifter. Usayd al-Adani, Yemeni Al-Qaeda leader, airstrike. Jerry Baker, 85, American author. Tarcisio Catanese, 49, Italian football player and manager, heart attack. Édouard Close, 87, Belgian politician, Burgemeester of Liège (1976–1991).

Malaysia Film Festival

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The first Best Actor category was won by Jins Shamsuddin for his performance in Tiada Esok Bagimu; while Azean Irdawaty took home the Best Actress trophy for her performance in Esok Masih Ada. The FFM main trophy's physical design consists of four pillars that merge to open the lock together at the top of the circle globe. Part of the base is engraved with each category winner. The pillars are made of gold coated pewter and are designed to resemble film rolls, symbolising the rapid growth of the local film industry. These four pillars also represent the four main stages of film production namely pre-production, production, post-production and promotion.

Snow White

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Bidasari is a Malay tale written around 1750 which tells the story of a witch queen who asks her magic mirror about the prettiest lady in the kingdom. In parallel to the stepmother's question of her magic mirror, the Indian epic poem Padmavat (1540) includes the line: "Who is more beautiful, I or Padmavati?, Queen Nagamati asks her new parrot, and it gives a displeasing reply...". Nourie Hadig from Armenia was the daughter of a woman who asked the Moon, "Who is the most beautiful in the world?", and the response is always "Nourie Hadig". The mother plots to kill her daughter.

London Film School

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Jins Shamsuddin. Don Boyd. Roger Pratt BSC. Nii Kwate Owoo. Iain Smith. Gale Tattersall. Iain Sinclair. Manousos Manousakis. Alessandro Di Robilant. Tunde Kelani. Luis Mandoki. Miguel Pereira. Dominique Othenin-Girard. Alessandro Jacchia. Ueli Steiger ASC. Yorgos Mavropsaridis. Ann Hui. Robert Leighton. Danny Huston. Shimako Sato. Brad Anderson. Affonso Gonçalves. Kamran Qureshi. John Walsh. Newton Aduaka. Duncan Jones. Nii Kwate Owoo. Ishaya Bako. Camilla Stroem Henriksen. Anu Menon. Anjali Menon. Ali F. Mostafa. Charlotte Colbert. Benjamin Cleary. Gillian Anderson. Amma Asante. Jim Broadbent. Mike Figgis. Stephen Frears. Abbas Kiarostami. Ken Loach. Pawel Pawlikowski. Lynne Ramsay.


Datuk Hajjah Sarimah binti Ahmad (Jawi: ساريمه احمد; born on 28 April 1942) is a Singaporean, Malaysian actress most famously known for her work in various black-and-white Malay films of the 1960s and 1970s including Ibu Mertuaku and Madu Tiga.

Bukit Kepong (film)

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Bukit Kepong is a 1981 Malaysian action and patriotic film produced and directed by Jins Shamsuddin starring himself, A. Rahim and Hussein Abu Hassan. The film was based on the real story of Communist terrorist siege of Bukit Kepong in 1950. The film has won eight awards in the third Malaysia Film Festival in 1982, including Best Film. The Bukit Kepong film was released in 1981. It was the most expensive film eighties decade with the production cost totalling MYR 1.3 million.

Bukit Kepong incident

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Some drew comparisons between the Bukit Kepong incident and the Alamo, where the Bukit Kepong policemen, similar to the Texans, came under overwhelming odds and fought to the last man. 40 guerilla fighters (names unknown) Bukit Kepong was a 1981 action film chronicling the events of the conflict; produced and directed by Jins Shamsuddin, who also portrays Sergeant Jamil Mohd Shah. Bukit Kepong novel which was written by Ismail Johari and published by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) in 1990. It was adopted as the Form 4 secondary school and Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) educational teaching material.

Royal Malaysia Police

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VAT 69 - Warisan Darah Perwira – Malay documentary created by Jins Shamsuddin. Featured on ASTRO RIA. Metro Skuad – Malay drama created and produced by Dato' Yusof Haslam. Pasukan Gerakan Marin - Marine Police Force drama starring Ashraf Muslim, Linda Hashim (S1 and S2), Sharnaaz Ahmad and Mardiana Alwi. Kerambit - crime drama starring by Eman Manan and Zul Huzaimy on TV2. Undercover - Chinese drama featured in NTV7 staring by Adrian Tan. Bukit Kepong – Malay film starring Jins Shamsuddin. Bayangan Maut – Malay film starring Dato' Yusof Haslam. Police Story 3 – Hong Kong Cantonese film starring Jackie Chan. Entrapment – Hollywood film starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Members of the Dewan Negara, 11th Malaysian Parliament

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This is a list of the members of the Dewan Negara (Senate) of the Eleventh Parliament of Malaysia.

Sergeant Hassan

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Ramlee as Sergeant Hassan. 2) Saadiah as Salmah. 3) Jins Shamsuddin as Aziz. 4) Salleh Kamil as Buang. 5) Daeng Idris as Pak Lebai (father Aziz). 6) Aini Jasmin as Minah (maid Pak Lebai). 7) Captain John Gray as Captain Holiday - RMR (platoon Singapore). 8) Captain David Downe as RMR (platoon Tanah Melayu). 9) Nyong Ismail as father Salmah. 10) Leng Hussein as Ah Leng (sweetheart). 11) Omar Rojik as Head of The Kampeitai in Tanah Melayu. 12) M. Rafiee as friend Aziz. 13) Kemat Hassan as friend Aziz. 14) Omar Suwita as friend Aziz. 15) Ali Fiji as friend Aziz. 16) Zainol Bakar as Sergeant Pon. 17) S.

KRU Studios

In 2014, the company embarked on a project of restoring the 1981 film Bukit Kepong, a dramatization of the Bukit Kepong incident directed by and starring Jins Shamsuddin. * Official website.

James W. W. Birch

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The late Malaysian actor, director and politician Jins Shamsuddin, who was from Perak, announced plans in 2004 to make a film entitled The King of the River: Pasir Salak, which was to have been an epic production involving 1,500 extras. However, it appears the film was never completed: Jins Shamsuddin commented in 2009 that making a film about Birch was a lifelong dream, saying, "I hope to complete my movie on the historical events that happened in Pasir Salak before I die." Malaysian director Mamat Khalid, who is also from Perak, commented in December 2016 that after 18 years of preparation, his film about Birch, Pasir Salak would soon enter production.

Miss You like Crazy (film)

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Jins Shamsuddin as Mir's Grandfather (as Tan Sri Jins Shamsuddin). Neil Coleta as Micoy Samonte. Patrick Moreno as Gbert Samonte. Jane Oineza as Karen Samonte (as Elizabeth Jane Oineza). Noel Trinidad as Ulysses. Sid Lucero as Stephan. Justin Cuyugan as Aries. Irene Contreras as Nick's Sister. Ed Bouffard as Nick's Father (as Eduardo Bouffard). Jun Urbano as Temi. Malou de Guzman as Cristy. Harish as Party Guest (uncredited). MYLC Official Website.

Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian

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Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian (literally: "Popular Star Award"), commonly known by the acronym ABPBH, originally named as Anugerah Pelakon/Penyanyi Popular - Nescafe Classic, is an award presented annually by Berita Harian of Malaysia to recognise and honour the popularity of Malaysian celebrities and entertainers in the entertainment industry, including the film industry, television industry as well as music industry. The award ceremony features performances by prominent artists. It is the most prestigious people's choice award for Malaysian artists in the entertainment industry.

S. Shamsuddin

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Shamsuddin bin Dali (Jawi: شمسو الدين بن دالي) or better known as '''S. Shamsuddin''' (1 January 1929 – 4 June 2013) was a Singaporean actor and comedian, who appeared in Malayan films during the 1950s and 1960s.

King Edward VII School, Taiping

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Jins Shamsuddin, former FINAS Chairman. M. Karathu, former Malaysian football team coach and national football player. Zulkifli Nordin, former MP for Kulim. Chan Sek Keong, former Chief Justice of Singapore. Devamany S. Krishnasamy, current Perak State Legislative Assembly Speaker. Joginder Singh, one of Malaya's first doctors. Uthaya Sankar SB, Malaysian author. Abdullah Ayub, former chief secretary to the government. Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof, academic and author. Jamil Jan, former Proton chairman. M. Dataya, former national athlete. Abdul Aziz Ismail, former national cricketer. Abdul Rahman Yatim, former champion national sharpshooter.

Malay styles and titles

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The Malay language has a complex system of styles, titles and honorifics, which are used extensively in Brunei and Malaysia.

Jawi alphabet

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Jawi (Jawi: ; Kelantan-Pattani: Yawi; Acèh: Jawoë) is an Arabic script for writing Malay, Acehnese, Banjarese, Minangkabau, Tausūg and several other languages in Southeast Asia.

Taiping, Perak

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Taiping (Chinese pronunciation: /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹piŋ/; Malay pronunciation: /taipeŋ/)(Chinese: 太平, Hokkien: Thài-pêng; Tamil: தைப்பிங், Jawi: تاءيڤيڠ) is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia. It is located approximately 48 km northwest of Ipoh, the capital of Perak, and 78 km southeast of George Town, Penang. With a population of 245,182 (in 2013), it is the second largest town in Perak after Ipoh, the state capital.

Senior Cambridge

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The Senior Cambridge examinations were General Certificate of Education examinations held in Pakistan, Malaysia, Singapore, India, and Jamaica. They were preceded by the Junior Cambridge and Preliminary Cambridge examinations.

National University of Singapore

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The National University of Singapore (NUS) is the first autonomous research university in Singapore. NUS is a comprehensive research university, offering a wide range of disciplines, including the sciences, medicine and dentistry, design and environment, law, arts and social sciences, engineering, business, computing and music at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Founded in 1905 as the Straits Settlements and Federated Malay States Government Medical School, NUS is the oldest higher education institution in Singapore.


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Ipoh is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Perak. Located by the Kinta River, it is nearly 180 km north of Kuala Lumpur and 123 km southeast of George Town in neighbouring Penang., Ipoh contained a population of 657,892, making it the third largest city in Malaysia by population.


England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.