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MAPHILINDOMalaysia, Philippines, Indonesia (nonpolitical confederation)
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Unfortunately, as with ASA and other attempts at regional unity, Maphilindo did not survive.
MAPHILINDO, a play on the names of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia, was a proposal floated in the 1960s before the founding of ASEAN, which faltered after Indonesia and Malaysia came into conflict with each other and the Philippines revived its claims to Malaysia's Sabah state on Borneo Island.
He may not be aware of it, but in proposing a meeting among leaders of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia to talk about the creeping Islamic radicalism in the region, President Duterte is somehow reviving the Maphilindo concept that was initiated in the 1960s by then President Diosdado Macapagal.
(29) This confrontation with Malaysia, as well as the conflict between Malaysia and the Philippines over the issue of North Borneo, resulted in the creation of Maphilindo in 1963, which was a regional organization comprised of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
proposed the revival of multilateral exercises under the Southeast Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO) and MAPHILINDO, a play on the names of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Something of an attempt to continue racial discourse as a realization of regional history can be found in the idea of MAPHILINDO, advanced in the regional politics of the 1960s for uniting these three countries because of their common backgrounds.
The forerunner of Asean was a short-lived association called Maphilindo (for Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia).
The plan to establish MAPHILINDO, a loose ethno-cultural association involving Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia, failed because of the confrontation between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta.
They were introduced in August 1963 when Sukarno visited Manila to discuss the regional grouping Maphilindo (Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia) with Macapagal.
These major conflicts were, in fact, stumbling blocks to earlier efforts by states in Southeast Asia to form a regional association, and became the major reasons why the first two attempts to establish a regional grouping--the Association of Southeast Asia (ASA) in 1961, and MAPHILINDO in 1963--failed.
With confidence, he expressed a bright outlook for the Maphilindo, an association composed of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Another nascent regional organization between Malaya, the Philippines and Indonesia (Maphilindo) had fallen apart during the Konfrontasi (Confrontation).