Re your cover story on Asia's Heroes, "The Bold and the Young: 20 Under 40" [Oct. 11]: True heroes show courage by risking their lives, their livelihoods and their futures for the welfare of their fellow man. Let's not promote warped values and discount the meaning of heroism by equating it with mere media celebrity. Perhaps we should put famous entertainers and sports figures in the category of idols in order to retain the true meaning of the word hero.
Maria Esperanza Bago
Las Piñas, the Philippines

Targeting Taiwan
"Up in Arms" [oct....

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