Find the news and stories on the Philippines, which is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Check out RT.com for stories on the Philippines, as the country is stopping the issuance of visas to foreigners, banning all nationalities from entering the country in order to halt the spread of coronavirus. Philippines stock market tanks 24% after 2-day closure over coronavirus panic — follow RT for the news on that matter. Visit RT to stay updated on the latest statements from Rodrigo Duterte, the country's president. Duterte makes a surprise visit to the checkpoint after putting the Philippines under quarantine — stay with RT to be updated on that. Get news and stories from RT, as Manila warns the US that it is ending an agreement that allows American troops to set foot on the country's soil and relations between two traditional allies reach a new low. Donald Trump says he would be “fine” with the end of the visiting forces agreement because it would save the US “a lot of money”, after Rodrigo Duterte decides to scrap a deal allowing US forces to be based in the country — follow RT to get more news on US-Philippines relations.