'Flowers saved my life,' says Dutch ambassador who had cancer surgery

Ms Margriet Vonno underwent surgery in April 2020 in Singapore, just as the circuit breaker was announced. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
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SINGAPORE - Ms Margriet Vonno has been instrumental since 2018 in organising the annual Tulipmania at Gardens by the Bay.

But in 2020, the pandemic put a pause on the popular flower show, which started in 2013 and was usually held from April to May.

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