Category Archives: tupi

Roadside treat

Papaya for 15 pesos a kilo (or 100 pesos for seven kilos) at a fruit stand in Tupi, South Cotabato on 28 November 2017. Solo papaya (behind the native variety) costs 10 pesos a kilo. MindaNews photo by CAROLYN O. ARGUILLAS

Floods destroy 6 houses in SouthCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 25 Aug) – Six houses were totally destroyed while 14 others sustained partial damages after flashfloods swept riverside communities in four villages in Tupi town in South Cotabato on Thursday afternoon. Emil Sumagaysay, Tupi Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office head, said a major river swelled starting around 2 […]

Visitors flock to South Cot’s sunflower field

TUPI, South Cotabato (MindaNews/10 June) – Visitors have been flocking to a new tourist attraction here that features a sunflower field, the first of its kind in Region 12. Arturo “Tol” Mariano, co-owner of the family-run Blooming Petals Agri-Tourism /Park, said they imported the sunflower seeds from Japan. “We have five varieties of sunflowers that […]