write a 2000-word essay in response to a question chosen from a prescribed list.
choose ONE of the following questions to answer:
1. What have been the major impacts on Asia of economic globalisation? What are the benefits and disadvantages of these impacts?
2. What role can civil society play in environmental cooperation between Asian states?
3. In what ways does the doctrine of “Asian values” conflict with the common Western assumption that human progress can only be attained if the civil and political rights of individuals and groups
are established and protected?
4. At the present time, one of the greatest challenges to stability in the Asian region lies in international rivalries centred on territorial disputes. What are the main sources of these disputes?