Tianjin Eco-city: Residents' wish lists being fulfilled

Haematologist Lu Rumin with his wife Zhou Li, 37, and two children at a community event in the Tianjin Eco-city last month. The couple are looking forward to the new amenities in the city, such as the stadium.
Haematologist Lu Rumin with his wife Zhou Li, 37, and two children at a community event in the Tianjin Eco-city last month. The couple are looking forward to the new amenities in the city, such as the stadium.ST PHOTO: LIM YAN LIANG

While residents love the tranquillity of the Tianjin Eco-city, a clear wish of the eight people whom The Straits Times spoke to was to have more vitality in the township, with each recalling the things they missed about bigger cities.

"I really wish there were more entertainment options here, such as a cinema," said Ms Ming Meijun, 64, a convenience store operator who hails from the more raucous Harbin.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2018, with the headline 'Residents' wish lists being fulfilled'. Print Edition | Subscribe