Activists say their protest is hypocritical, since the police usually break up such demonstrations.
Hanoi's mission says will work with Britain to repatriate remains of the 39, all Vietnamese, "at the earliest time.”
Activist and blogger Nguyen Ngoc Anh is also sent back when his own appeal fails the next day.
Nguyen Ngoc Anh was sentenced in June to six years in prison for posting online material criticizing Vietnam's government.
Prosecutors show no evidence of links to terrorism, though, a US-based Vietnamese democracy advocacy group says.
Predictions of major inundation in southern Vietnam are overstated, two Vietnamese scholars say.
Phan Van Loi gets five years in prison for illegally sending workers abroad.
The central provinces that sent most of the Vietnamese found in a London truck have a history of labor exports, legal and illegal.
Coastal provinces of Nghe An, Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, Thua Thien-Hue all have families fearing the worst as the investigation proceeds.
Rights activists say Thinh Nguyen should never have been picked up by police to begin with.
Relatives tell RFA a young man and woman had made the passage and are unaccounted for.
Vietnam belongs back on Countries of Special Concern list, Nghe An priest tells U.S. diplomat.
Ha Van Thanh had joined a protest march of victims of an April 2016 toxic waste spill and fled Vietnam two years later, fearing arrest.
Nguyen Van Duc Do is serving an 11-year prison term for criticizing the government's handling of a 2016 chemical waste spill that devastated Vietnam's central coast.
Ha Van Nam must go back to jail to serve his full term for role in a protest that blocked traffic at a BOT toll station in Bac Ninh.
New funeral campaign aims to “civilize” groups with “excessive” funerary traditions.
Nguyen Hoang Nam was sentenced in 2018 to four years in prison for trying to join a friend for worship services.
Some Vietnamese believe that Hanoi's one-party Communist government has failed to take a strong enough stance on the issue.
'Abominable,' produced jointly by Chinese and US animation studios, includes a scene showing China's 9-Dash Line demarcation of disputed waters.
Dissident blogger Huynh Truong Ca needs urgent medical care, his family members say.