China Rare Earth loses second executive China Rare Earth Holdings deputy general manager Annie To Siu-mui - the company's main spokesperson - has resigned, the second executive director to do so in just over two months. Two auditors walked out in March and April. Ying Yuming - a former China Everbright executive - resigned in late April after working at the firm for three months. H share tips profit rise H share Anhui Conch Cement said it expected net profit for this year's first half to rise more than 50 per cent year on year, based on unaudited management accounts compiled according to mainland accounting standards. Techtronic issues debt Power tool maker Techtronic Industries has issued US$145 million in guaranteed notes to United States institutional investors. About $25 million worth of the notes will be due in 2010 at a rate of 4.09 per cent and $120 million worth of notes will mature in 2013 at a rate of 4.7 per cent.