Bautista posts Duterte’s 'Mabuhay ka!' message

-A A +A

Thursday, August 28, 2014


COMEDIAN Ramon Bautista posted on Wednesday evening a photo of a handwritten note from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, with the message "Mabuhay ka!"

Bautista posted on his Instagram account a photo of the mayor signing the note.

He also thanked RockEd founder Gang Badoy, a friend of his, "for making it happen."

Advertisement

Badoy recently visited Davao City and paid a courtesy call on Duterte. Duterte and Bautista also had a phone conversation on Tuesday evening.

"Ramon, si Rodrigo ito," ang bungad nya. Tapos nag usap kami and there was peace <3 #MabuhayKaRinMayor, #RespectForThisCoolGuy, #LoveFriendshipAndGoodwill, and #WorldPeace," his caption read.

Duterte said Bautista is still welcome in Davao City despite the City Council declaring him as persona non grata.

Bautista was declared persona non grata, which literally means "an unwelcome person," after he made a joke describing the women of Davao City as "hipon," a Filipino pejorative that means a person with a sexy body but with an ugly face.

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on August 29, 2014.

Local news

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!
Marginal Lives

Today's front page

Sun.Star Davao front page for September 18, 2014

Other front pages

Sun.Star Jobs
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Filipino Abroad
  • Sinulog
  • Pacman blog
  • Obituary
  • tell it to sunstar
  • Habemus Papam
  • Philippine Polls
  • Technology
  • Pnoy
  • ePaper
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • Calamity Report
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • Festivals
  • goodearth