A walk down memory lane for ST photo contest winners

Madam Sally Ong in front of KK Women's and Children's Hospital, where she has worked as a nurse for over 30 years. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SALLY ONG
Mr Jeffrey Kong posing in front of the Chinatown Heritage Centre, the site of his former childhood home.PHOTO: COURTESY OF JEFFREY KONG
Mr Jeffrey Kong posing in front of the Chinatown Heritage Centre, the site of his former childhood home. PHOTO: COURTESY OF JEFFREY KONG Mr Victor Chia with his wife, Madam Quek Ai Tin, at the Padang, where this year's National Day Parade will be hel
Madam Sally Ong in front of KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, where she has worked as a nurse for over 30 years. PHOTO: COURTESY OF SALLY ONG
Mr Jeffrey Kong posing in front of the Chinatown Heritage Centre, the site of his former childhood home. PHOTO: COURTESY OF JEFFREY KONG Mr Victor Chia with his wife, Madam Quek Ai Tin, at the Padang, where this year's National Day Parade will be hel
Mr Victor Chia with his wife, Madam Quek Ai Tin, at the Padang, where this year's National Day Parade will be held. PHOTO: COURTESY OF VICTOR CHIA

For 59-year-old Jeffrey Kong, Chinatown holds fond memories of his childhood, especially the time when he was 12 years old and British royalty visited the neighbourhood.

"Queen Elizabeth II and her entourage visited Chinatown, and they passed by Pagoda Street," Mr Kong said of the occasion in 1972.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 04, 2019, with the headline 'A walk down memory lane for ST photo contest winners'. Print Edition | Subscribe