The UAE's first mission to the Moon is now scheduled to launch on Thursday.
Motorists will not have to pay for parking in Abu Dhabi and Sharjah on the occasion of the 51st UAE National Day.
The two UAE cities claim top two spots in the Expat Essentials Index, with Dubai taking second place and Abu Dhabi at ninth.
Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin died on Wednesday at the age of 96 of leukaemia and multiple organ failure, Chinese state media reported.
People in the Chinese manufacturing hub of Guangzhou clashed with white hazmat-suited riot police on Tuesday night, online videos showed, the latest in a string of protests that escalated over the weekend over stringent COVID-19 lockdowns.
A bomb blast in Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta targeted a police patrol on Wednesday, killing three people and wounding 28, police said.