(From Gulf News)
Byline: Barbara Mae Dacanay, Bureau Chief
On the eve of her inauguration, President Gloria Arroyo urged her foes to set aside post-election enmity and vowed to emulate former President Fidel Ramos, who reunited with the opposition and other detractors after the 1992 polls.
Arroyo, 57, is to be sworn in today for a six-year term amid tight security and planned protests by followers of movie star Fernando Poe Jr., her closest rival in the presidential race, as well as left-wing groups.
Thousands of riot police, snipers and troops have been deployed to secure her inaugural address at a historic Manila park and her …