A recap of the 15th day of the pro-democracy Occupy Central & Umbrella Revolution protests in Hong Kong.
Student leader Agnes Chow resigns as Scholarism spokesperson saying she is 'physically and psychologically' exhausted.
Students of the Scholarism movement send an open letter to Chinese president Xi Jinping.
Hong Kong Chief Executive, Leung Chun-ying in an interview with TVB states that the protests are a "mass movement that has spun out of control" and that there is "almost zero" chance of changing Beijing's decision.
Internet activist group Anonymous has reportedly hacked into more government websites in protest at the handling of the protests by the authorities.
Many construction workers take to the streets demanding the barricades be removed.
Less than 100 protesters remain at each of the protest sites during the middle of the day.
Reaction to Leung Chun-ying's interview has been generally marked with defiance by protesters whom continue to push for democracy and refuse to end the protest.
The government has been accused of using attrition tactics to wear down the protesters.
Financial Secretary John Tsang says both sides have demonstrated restraint but it was time for the protests to end in order for potential political reforms.
Civic Party leader Alan Leong Kah-kit says Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying is "shameless" for refusing to resign.
A number of taxi drivers have chanted 'open the roads' at the Occupy protesters and telling people that the income has been significantly reduced due to the road closures.
Tensions erupt in Mongkok as Federation of Students representatives and some lawmakers are blocked from the protest site with demonstrators claiming that this area was a leaderless movement.
The Federation of Students, Scholarism and Occupy Central respond to Leung Chun-ying's interview by saying that it is the government, not the Occupy Movement that "is out of control".
A rally from Tsim Sha Tsui to Mongkok is held by the pro-Beijing Justice Alliance calling on the police to immediately reopen roads as the protests have been a major disruption.
In a media gathering in Causeway Bay, seven Hong Kong members of the All-China Youth Federation call for the local government to "try its best to open a dialogue" with student leaders in order to resolve the protests.
Pan-democratic lawmakers have filed a petition calling for an inquiry into the use of tear gas as well as seeking to invoke the Legco's special powers so Leung Chun-ying can be investigated over the alleged corruption allegations involving payment from an Australian company.
Artistic works on the street have also become popular during the past week of the protest with many contributions by protesters and supporters.
MTR patronage has reportedly increased by 20% and some 160 bus routes continue to be affected.
Undersecretary for Home Affairs Florence Hui Hiu-fai asks whether the government would consider opening Civic Square outside the East Wing of government headquarters in Admiralty to protesters, in return for the reopening of Queensway.
A woman is accused of stealing supplies from a protest station and is confronted by angry protesters.
Small musical performances and speeches take place into the night at the protest sites.
Stunning photo via Connie Kwok: Yellow umbrella on the highway. Source: @VivienneChow/Twitter