The Mount Agung volcano in Bali resort island, Indonesia erupts on Tuesday, spewing a column of ashes up to the sky. (Photo: Muhammad Fauzy Chaniago/Xinhua)
Jakarta (People's Daily)- Indonesian transport authorities announced to keep the Bali airport closed for another 24 hours on Tuesday as Mount Agung continued to spew volcanic ash.
China's Consulate General in Denpasar activated an emergency response, and travel agencies said Chinese tourists are safe.
Consul General Hu Yinquan said that all travel agencies could provide assistance to Chinese tourists and meet their needs, especially to the aged and people with illnesses. An information center has been set up for Chinese tourists to seek help from.
The 24-hour hotline ++62-361239902 is also available.
(Compiled by Du Mingming)