Are South east Asians really that intelligent? how intelligent compared to Africans? why?

I was watching a documentary on people from places like Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Maylasia, and the people seemed really (how to put it best in English, very "basic', 'simple" types. not very intelligent. but I have heard that they are. or maybe that was the people in china or Chinese... show more I was watching a documentary on people from places like Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Maylasia, and the people seemed really (how to put it best in English, very "basic', 'simple" types. not very intelligent. but I have heard that they are. or maybe that was the people in china or Chinese living in these regions?

how compared to Africans/
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