Yasashii Nihongo in English news

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2022/10/05 Wochi Kochi(Web magazine by the Japan Foundation)
Living together with Japanese Language

2020/01/14 The Japan Times
Use of plain Japanese urged for ease communication

2019/10/25 The Japan Times
Communicating with foreign residents in ‘plain Japanese’

2017/11/05 The Mainichi Weekly
It’s OK not to use English’: ‘Simple Japanese’ pushed as common language with foreigners

2016/08/22 campaign asia
Dentsu to lead use of simplified Japanese for tourist

2016/08/19 The Japan Times
Dentsu to push simplified Japanese to ease communication with tourists