Mandai is one of the major regions in the northern part of Singapore. It is one of the regions having major backdrops in Singapore. It is home for Singapore zoo as well as night safari. Other amazing features in this region includes the Mandai crematorium as well as Colombarium. The two serves as major landmarks in Mandai region. Mandai is home for the Sembawang Golf course as well as the Sembawang Hot springs. The name Mandai originated from a tree known as the Mandai tree majorly found in this area. The year 2012 brought a major change to the region since this is when River safari and the new river-themed park were officialy opened. The two are located just next to the Singapore zoo as well as the famous night safari. The area is famous since it is mostly used by the military for training purposes. The training camps are located in various regions. The regions include, Asrama also called Ulu sembawang, Mandai Bumbong, Kwok min among others. The training camps are spread around Mandai town making it a major government residence.
The region has experienced massive growth with the government setting up major facilities to facilitate the military training. Such facilities include the new bird park as well as rainforest park. The fact that major training camps are located here, security is of great concern. Major buildings have recently been set up making the region attractive than before. The area is home to major shopping centers and other businesses as well. The number of residents keep growing due to the foreigners who come to invest here. The area has a moderate population. Geographical features among others things makes the region ideal for military training. Being a planning area, Mandai region holds a potential to grow. This can be evidenced with the modern buildings coming up in the recent years. Population is set to go hire as well.