In 1963, There was a plan to make Indonesia,Philippines and Malaysia to become a one nation. It was Jose Rizal's vision to unite the Malay race of Southeast Asia.
The Greater Malayan Confederation,or Maphilindo (for Malaya, the Philippines, and Indonesia), was a proposed nonpolitical confederation of those countries.
The original plan for a united state based on the concept of the Malay race was attempted by Wenceslao Vinzons during the Commonwealth government in the Philippines. There he espoused a United Malay race – his Malaya Irredenta ideal (Malaya Irredenta was another name for Maphilindo). Also, Eduardo L. Martelino- of the famed Jabidah- in his book entitled "Someday, Malaysia" that was published in 1959, also cited the vision of then Philippine President Manuel L. Quezon for an integrated Malay-race nationhood in the region.
In July 1963, President Diosdado Macapagal of the Philippines convened a summit meeting in Manila. Maphilindo was proposed as a realization of Jose Rizal's dream of bringing together the Malay peoples, seen as artificially divided by colonial frontiers.
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