Small numbers of cases also have been found in Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, the US, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, France and Australia.
The eight women and three men were caught by border guards in northern Vietnam in late November after crossing from China, and had been held in the northeastern border city of Lang Son.
The remains of 23 victims arrived at Noi Bai Airport in Hanoi early on Saturday. The first 16 of the bodies were repatriated on Wednesday to their home towns in northern-central Vietnam.
Maurice Robinson, who is accused of being part of an international people-smuggling ring, admitted plotting with others to assist illegal immigration and acquiring criminal property.
While regional powers are playing the long game in Lebanon which is balanced on a knife-edge, Hezbollah digs its heels in when it should be accepting more responsibility for the country's crisis.
The victims were found dead in the back of a truck in England on October 23 and multiple suspects were arrested in the UK and Vietnam.
A multinational police investigation is now underway in a case that has shocked Britain and renewed debates about ways to stop human trafficking.
Maurice Robinson is charged with manslaughter over the deaths of 39 Asian migrants, money laundering and conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration.
The bodies of 39 people were found in a truck container in Grays, about 32 kilometres (20 miles) east of central London. British police are still trying to establish the identity of victims who in many cases lacked identity documents.
Russia's Vladimir Putin may seize an opening in the Gulf to exert his influence as regional and global alliances fray around the edges.
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US President Donald Trump salutes a huge crowd with a military parade in the centre of Washington, DC at this year's July 4th celebration. Opponents criticise him for the cost and turning it to a "campaign rally".
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