Tag: barter trade
The Philippine military will provide extra security to ensure the safety of traders at Turtle Island in Tawi Tawi.
Two views on getting military equipment - buy cheaper goods from certain countries, or trade palm oil for arms.
The trade route across the border, known as the Line of Control (LoC), re-opened after firing in the region eased.
Smuggling of subsidised goods from Malaysia causing national revenue leakages, says deputy prime minister.