Singaporeans drawn to Austin, Texas, where big tech firms and migrants are powering its rise

CEO of igloocompany Anthony Chow (left) and Cynopsis' co-founder Dan Poh are among those who moved to Austin from Singapore. ST PHOTOS: NIRMAL GHOSH
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AUSTIN – “Keep Austin weird” the slogan goes – and it seems to be working.

The famously liberal city in otherwise heavily conservative Texas, which has branded its “weird” factor that is best described as laidback, funky and offbeat, has emerged as one of the biggest winners from the Covid-19 pandemic.  

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