Chinese workers sort through boxes of goods at a delivery company in Lin'an, Zhejiang province on November 11, 2016. Chinese shoppers spent more than US$1 billion in the first five minutes of Singles’ Day on November 11, according to e-commerce giant Alibaba. Photo: AFP

Explainer: Why do millions of people choose to shop online on November 11?

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Chinese workers sort through boxes of goods at a delivery company in Lin'an, Zhejiang province on November 11, 2016. Chinese shoppers spent more than US$1 billion in the first five minutes of Singles’ Day on November 11, according to e-commerce giant Alibaba. Photo: AFP
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